economic indicators

Series of statistical figures, such as the consumer price index or the gross domestic product, used by economists to predict future economic activity.


Nearby words

  1. economic determinism,
  2. economic geography,
  3. economic geology,
  4. economic good,
  5. economic indicator,
  6. economic migrant,
  7. economic model,
  8. economic rationalism,
  9. economic rent,
  10. economic sanctions

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