A Guide to Everyday Economic Statistics
McGraw-Hill Publishing Company, 1990 - Economics - 137 pages
This brief and inexpensive paperback examines 40+ economic statistics such as GDP, inflation, unemployment, interest rates, consumer confidence, personal income, etc., from public and private sources such as the Bureaus of Economic Analysis, Labor Statistics, Census, and The Conference Board. It assumes no prior knowledge of economics and is fully updated. The Clayton book is available at a great discount when packaged with any McGraw-Hill/Irwin textbook.
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TOTAL OUTPUT PRODUCTION AND GROWTH
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average Bank Brief Statistic Compiled building permits Bureau of Economic Business Conditions Digest business sector capacity utilization Compiled by Frequency component composite index constant dollars consumer sector consumer spending corporate profits Current Dollars data Hotline update date Published data Department of Commerce Disposable Personal Income DJIA durable goods orders Economic Analysis economic indicators economic statistics economy turns equipment expenditures Federal Reserve Federal Reserve System forecast Frequency Release date future economic activity Historical Record index of leading indicator of future industrial production inflation interest rates Jobless Claims lagging indicator leading indicator manufacturing measure monthly changes nondurables overall economic activity overall economy percent period personal consumption expenditures plant and equipment prime rate private housing units Published data Hotline recession Release date Published reported sample shown in Figure Standard & Poor's statistical series stock prices Survey of Current U.S. Department U.S. dollar unemployed unemployment rate week York Stock Exchange