This is a guide to selected information on Economic Indicators available in the URI Libraries.
Economic indicators are used to judge the direction in which an economy is moving. Consumer spending, money supply and interest rates are all economic indicators.
To find additional information, conduct a subject search in the catalog using subject headings such as ECONOMIC INDICATORS, ECONOMIC INDICATORS UNITED STATES, MONEY SUPPLY, INTEREST RATES, CONSUMPTION ECONOMICS, ECONOMIC FORECASTING, and BUSINESS FORECASTING.
This guide was originally created by A.S. Turyn 4/1981, 5/1985. Revised by J. Sheridan 4/1992 and by A. Rathemacher 8/1997, 9/1998.
Updated and reformatted by Madge Boldt 3/2011.
Updated by Mark Matook, 5/2018
Updated by Chris Cassaday, 10/2022
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