Macroeconomics

Macroeconomics (from the Greek prefix makro- meaning "large" + economics) is a branch of economics dealing with the performance, structure, behavior, and decision-making of an economy as a whole. For example, using interest rates, taxes and government spending to regulate an economy’s growth and stability. This includes regional, national, and global economies.Macroeconomists study topics such as GDP, unemployment rates, national income, price indices, output, consumption, unemployment, inflation, saving, investment, energy, international trade, and international finance. Macroeconomics and microeconomics are the two most general fields in economics. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 17 has a target to enhance global macroeconomic …

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Bank of England · 11 July 2024 English

Tomas Key Nominal wage growth has increased markedly in the UK in recent years, reaching levels that haven’t been seen for more than 20 years. Although growth has moderated a …


World Bank Group · 8 July 2024

In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), tourism is a key driver for economic growth, job creation, and economic diversification. The sector is especially critical for economies that continue …


World Bank Group · 8 July 2024

In the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), tourism is a key driver for economic growth, job creation, and economic diversification. The sector is especially critical for economies that continue …


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 3 July 2024

We use data on stock portfolios of Norwegian households to show that stock market wealth increases entrepreneurship by relaxing financial constraints. Our research design isolates idiosyncratic variation in household-level stock …


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 3 July 2024

We document that, during the COVID-19 era, the inflation expectations of Democrats remained strongly anchored, while those of Republicans did not. Republicans' expectations not only rose well above the inflation …


World Bank Group · 27 June 2024 English

This paper studies the dynamic effects of export exposure on local labor markets in Indonesia, that is, how an increase in exports affects a range of labor market indicators over …

Chodorow-Reich, G. (2020). Regional data in macroeconomics: Some advice for practitioners. Journal of


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 27 June 2024 English

This paper provides an update on progress towards the Fund’s FY 2025 Diversity Benchmarks, as of the end of FY 2023. The paper also includes information on action the Fund …

the shares of female graduates with PhDs in macroeconomics and degrees in areas such as IT, which remain


World Bank Group · 27 June 2024 English

Vulnerability to climate change and water scarcity is increasing globally. How this affects individual employment outcomes is still not well understood. Using survey data collected from approximately half a million …

last half century. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 4(3):66– 95. 40 Diamond, J. (1997). Guns,


World Bank Group · 27 June 2024 English

The Maldives Country Climate and Development Report (CCDR) analyses climate change and development challenges and opportunities in the country in an integrated manner. The report focuses on the Maldives achieving …

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IMF: International Monetary Fund · 27 June 2024 English

Dominica is a small island developing state that is vulnerable to external shocks. Key economic drivers (agriculture and ecotourism) have limited downstream integration and are vulnerable to disaster shocks. During …


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