Guide to Economic Indicators: Making Sense of Economics

Guide to Economic Indicators: Making Sense of Economics

by The Economist
     
 

The ultimate resource for understanding and interpreting important economic figures

Economic indicators are increasingly complicated to compute and comprehend. Yet in today's challenging economic environment, economic indicators are also more important than ever. This highly accessible seventh edition of the Guide to Economic Indicators presents

Overview

The ultimate resource for understanding and interpreting important economic figures

Economic indicators are increasingly complicated to compute and comprehend. Yet in today's challenging economic environment, economic indicators are also more important than ever. This highly accessible seventh edition of 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

Fully updated and revised, the Guide to Economic Indicators, 7th Edition is an invaluable resource for anyone searching for a clear explanation of the world's underlying economic realities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781576603673
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/09/2010
Series:
Economist Series , #71
Edition description:
Seventh Edition, Revised
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

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