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See the related articles subpage to the article on economics  for an index to topics referred to in the economics articles.
- Economics : The analysis of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
- Macroeconomics : The study of the behaviour of the principal economic aggregates, treating the national economy as an open system.
- Financial system : The interactive system of organisations that serve as intermediaries between lenders and borrowers.
Five other glossaries are available:
- the economics glossary
- the banking glossary
- the finance glossary
- the macroeconomics glossary
- the monetary policy glossary
- Balance of payments : an accounting statement for the transactions of a country with the rest of the world.
- : Lack of sufficient foreign exchange reserves to maintain the desired fixed exchange rate of a country's currency.
- BRIC : Acronym for Brazil, Russia, India and China, as a group of large, low-income, high-growth-rate.
- Comparative advantage : The motive for trade that arises from the fact that for each trader there are things that he does best, and things that he can better obtain by trading.
- : The method of deducing the effects of an action upon an economic system by consideration of the difference between its prior and consequent static states - and without reference to transitional conditions.
- Devaluation : A policy-induced downward adjustment to a country's currency exchange rate. The term is normally applied to action to improve its international competitiveness, taken by a country that operates a nominally fixed exchange rate regime.
- Direct investment : investment in a company's foreign operations.
- Econometrics : The use of mathematical techniques to derive economic relationships from economic statistics.
- Economies of scale : The factors that cause the cost of production of a product to fall as output of the product is increased.
- Eurozone : The member states of the European Union that use the euro as their common currency (Belgium, Germany¸ Ireland, Greece, Spain, France, Italy, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Malta, The Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Finland)
- Exchange rate : The price of one monetary currency in terms of another (when the term is used without identifying the pair of countries to which it refers, it may be taken to refer to a country's trade-weighted exchange rate).
- Exchange rate protectionism : the policy of reducing the currency exchange rate to below its market value in order to promote the country's exports.
- Gold standard : a currency system in which a country's central bank is required to exchange, on demand, any currency unit for a stipulated quantity of gold.
- Heckscher-Ohlin theorem : The proposition that a country will export those commodities that are intensive in the factor (capital or labour) in which in which it is most well-endowed.
- Institutions : Humanly devised constraints that shape human interactions; including social institutions such as norms and customs, economic institutions such as property and commercial law, and political institutions such as human rights and law enforcement.
- Institutional quality : The extent to which a country's institutions facilitate international transactions, and provide for their security and predictablity.
- International Monetary Fund : International organization that oversees the global financial system by stabilizing international exchange rates and facilitating development, and offering highly leveraged loans mainly to poorer countries.