For each indicator, readers learn what it is, how it's measured, how it can impact the markets, how often it gets revised, and where to access the information. Indicators covered include- National Output Gross Domestic Product Durable Goods Orders Factory Orders Business Inventories Employment The Employment Situation Report Weekly Claims for Unemployment Mass Layoff Statistics Consumer Reports Personal Income and Spending Retail Sales Consumer Credit Outstanding Consumer Confidence Index Survey of Consumer Sentiment Housing and Construction New Home Sales Existing Home Sales Housing Starts and Building Permits Housing Market Index Inflation Consumer Price Index Producer Price Index Import and Export Prices.
This work includes clear, concise definitions of approximately 3,500 key economic terms. Covering all aspects of economics including economic theory and policy, applied microeconomics and macroeconomics, labour economics, public economics and public finance, monetary economics, and environmental economics.
This comprehensive A–Z defines terms from all aspects of personal and international finance, including money markets, private investments and borrowing, central banking, foreign exchanges, monetary policy, and public and government finance.
Provides an overview the nation's economic progress using text and extensive data appendices. The Economic Report of the President is transmitted to Congress no later than ten days after the submission of the Budget of the United States Government. Supplementary reports can be issued to the Congress which contain additional and/or revised recommendations. Documents are available in ASCII text and Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF), with many of the tables also available for separate viewing and downloading as spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel (XLS). Reports from 1995 to the present are online.
Print edition: Y1.1/7 (Government Information)
Guide to Economic Indicators by Economist Books Staff
Call Number: HA29 .E28 2011 (Howe Reference)
Publication Date: 2011
The Guide to Economic Indicators presents the complicated subject of economic indicators in a conversational tone, helping readers to quickly gain an understanding of economic indicators, including why they're important, how to interpret them, and their reliability in predicting future economic performance. The book Describes how economic indicators can be manipulated to demonstrate almost any business cycle Examines how GDP, invisible balances, the terms of trade, and unemployment are used to interpret economic data Includes over ninety tables and charts.
Highlights the expanding influence of economics in social science research and features new articles and biographies contributed by scholars from around the world on a wide array of global topics in the social sciences.
FRASER is a digital library of U.S. economic, financial, and banking history—particularly the history of the Federal Reserve System.
Providing economic information and data to the public is an important mission for the St. Louis Fed started by former St. Louis Fed Research Director Homer Jones in 1958. FRASER began as a data preservation and accessibility project of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis in 2004 and now provides access to data and policy documents from the Federal Reserve System and many other institutions.
This Encyclopedia takes an interdisciplinary approach to economics and is divided not only by chronological and geographic boundaries, but also by related subfields such as agricultural history, demographic history, business history, and the histories of technology, migration, and transportation. The articles, all written and signed by international contributors, include scholars from Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Covering economic history in all areas of the world and segments of ecnomies from prehistoric times to the present.