Summary and Info
It is essential to have a thorough understanding of economic information and to be able to grasp fully the real implications of the economic indicators referred to in business reports and by the media. This guide is, above all, a practical work that clearly explains the underlying economic realities of today's world. Fully updated and revised, this sixth edition is an invaluable reference for those in business, the financial markets, or government, and a necessary resource for students. Written for the nonspecialist, this accessible guide explains how to understand and interpret all that main economic indicators that relate to: GDP and GNI (GNP); Growth, trends and cycles; Population, employment, unemployment; Government; Investment and savings; Industry and commerce; Balance of payments; Exchange rates; and Money and financial markets.