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The Resource Guide to economic indicators, Norman Frumkin

Guide to economic indicators, Norman Frumkin

Label
Guide to economic indicators
Title
Guide to economic indicators
Statement of responsibility
Norman Frumkin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • From average weekly earnings to value of the dollar, the new edition of Guide to Economic Indicators offers concise explanations of some macroeconomic statistical indicators gathered by the US government and other sources. For each indicator, Frumkin offers a capsule explanation, followed by discussion of data availability, content, methodology, sampling and revision accuracy, relevance, recent trends, and primary data source. For the 4th edition, he has added description of insured unemployment, job gains and losses, job openings and labor turnover, house prices, housing vacancy rates, mortgage loan applications, and selected services revenue. Formulas provided include capacity utilization rate, consumer confidence index, consumer sentiment index, housing affordability index, housing vacancy rate, labor hour productivity, multifactor productivity, unemployment rate, and unit labor costs. Tables include average weekly earnings in private nonagricultural industries, average weekly hours in private nonagricultural industries, U.S. balance of payments, U.S. balance of trade, commercial and industrial bank loans, personal bankruptcy filings, capacity utilization, consumer attitude indexes, consumer credit outstanding, consumer credit delinquency rate, consumer price index, corporate profits, distribution of income (household shares), net worth of families, Distribution of dollar net worth, employment (alternative definitions), employment cost index (private industry), farm parity ratio, GDP price measures, government economic transactions, gross domestic product and main components, help wanted advertising index, home sales for new and existing houses, house prices for new and existing houses, housing starts, housing vacancy rates, import and export price indexes
  • Industrial production index, interest rates, international investment position of the U.S., inventory-sales ratios, job gains and losses, job openings and labor turnover, leading, coincident and lagging composite indexes and components, manufacturersʼ orders, mortgage loan applications indexes, mortgage delinquencies and foreclosres, non-manufacturing business activity index, PMI, personal income and saving, poverty measure, producer price indexes, productivity (business sector), retail sales, selected services revenue, stock market price aggregates and dividend yields, alternative measures of labor underutilization, labor force participation rates, unemployment rate (total and insured measures of unemployment), unit labor costs (business sector), value-of-the-dollar indexes (country coverage and nominal and real)
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Frumkin, Norman
Dewey number
330.973/0021
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HC103
LC item number
.F9 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • statistics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economic indicators
  • Business cycles
  • United States
  • Cycles économiques
  • Indicateurs économiques
  • États-Unis
  • Indicateurs économiques
  • Cycles économiques
  • États-Unis
  • Business cycles
  • Economic history
  • Economic indicators
  • United States
  • Business cycles
  • Economische indicatoren
  • Wirtschaftsindikator
  • USA
  • USA
Label
Guide to economic indicators, Norman Frumkin
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0513/2005013951.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-270) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Average Weekly Earnings -- 2. Average Weekly Hours -- 3. Balance of Payments -- 4. Balance of Trade -- 5. Bank Loans: Commercial and Industrial -- 6. Bankruptcies: Personal -- 7. Capacity Utilization -- 8. Consumer Attitude Indexes -- 9. Consumer Credit -- 10. Consumer Credit Delinquency -- 11. Consumer Price Index -- 12. Corporate Profits -- 13. Distribution of Income -- 14. Distribution of Wealth -- 15. Employment -- 16. Employment Cost Index -- 17. Farm Parity Ratio -- 18. GDP Price Measures -- 19. Government Economic Transactions -- 20. Gross Domestic Product -- 21. Help-Wanted Advertising Index -- 22. Home Sales: New and Existing Houses -- 23. House Prices: New and Existing Houses -- 24. Housing Affordability Index -- 25. Housing Starts -- 26. Housing Vacancy Rate -- 27. Import and Export Price Indexes -- 28. Industrial Production Index -- 29. Interest Rates -- 30. International Investment Position of the United States -- 31. Inventory-Sales Ratios -- 32. Job Gains and Losses -- 33. Job Openings and Labor Turnover -- 34. Leading, Coincident, and Lagging Indexes -- 35. Manufacturersʼ Orders -- 36. Mortgage Loan Applications -- 37. Mortgage Delinquency and Foreclosure -- 38. Non-Manufacturing Business Activity Index -- 39. PMI -- 40. Personal Income and Saving -- 41. Poverty -- 42. Producer Price Indexes -- 43. Productivity: Business Sector -- 44. Retail Sales -- 45. Selected Services Revenue -- 46. Stock Market Price Aggregates and Dividend Yields -- 47. Unemployment -- 48. Unit Labor Costs: Business Sector -- 49. Value of the Dollar
Control code
ocm60491935
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xx, 283 pages
Isbn
9780765616470
Lccn
2005013951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780765616463
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780765616470
  • (OCoLC)60491935
Label
Guide to economic indicators, Norman Frumkin
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0513/2005013951.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-270) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Average Weekly Earnings -- 2. Average Weekly Hours -- 3. Balance of Payments -- 4. Balance of Trade -- 5. Bank Loans: Commercial and Industrial -- 6. Bankruptcies: Personal -- 7. Capacity Utilization -- 8. Consumer Attitude Indexes -- 9. Consumer Credit -- 10. Consumer Credit Delinquency -- 11. Consumer Price Index -- 12. Corporate Profits -- 13. Distribution of Income -- 14. Distribution of Wealth -- 15. Employment -- 16. Employment Cost Index -- 17. Farm Parity Ratio -- 18. GDP Price Measures -- 19. Government Economic Transactions -- 20. Gross Domestic Product -- 21. Help-Wanted Advertising Index -- 22. Home Sales: New and Existing Houses -- 23. House Prices: New and Existing Houses -- 24. Housing Affordability Index -- 25. Housing Starts -- 26. Housing Vacancy Rate -- 27. Import and Export Price Indexes -- 28. Industrial Production Index -- 29. Interest Rates -- 30. International Investment Position of the United States -- 31. Inventory-Sales Ratios -- 32. Job Gains and Losses -- 33. Job Openings and Labor Turnover -- 34. Leading, Coincident, and Lagging Indexes -- 35. Manufacturersʼ Orders -- 36. Mortgage Loan Applications -- 37. Mortgage Delinquency and Foreclosure -- 38. Non-Manufacturing Business Activity Index -- 39. PMI -- 40. Personal Income and Saving -- 41. Poverty -- 42. Producer Price Indexes -- 43. Productivity: Business Sector -- 44. Retail Sales -- 45. Selected Services Revenue -- 46. Stock Market Price Aggregates and Dividend Yields -- 47. Unemployment -- 48. Unit Labor Costs: Business Sector -- 49. Value of the Dollar
Control code
ocm60491935
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
4th ed.
Extent
xx, 283 pages
Isbn
9780765616470
Lccn
2005013951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780765616463
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780765616470
  • (OCoLC)60491935

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