Economics Terms

  1. Hard Money

  2. Hardship Exemption

  3. Harmonic Average

  4. Harmonized Index Of Consumer Prices - HICP

  5. HARPEX Shipping Index

  6. Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act Of 1976

  7. Hawk

  8. Headline Inflation

  9. Health Insurance Marketplace

  10. Health Insurance Portability And Accountability Act - HIPAA

  11. Health Plan Categories

  12. Healthcare Sector

  13. Heatmap

  14. Heavy Industry

  15. Heckscher-Ohlin Model

  16. Hedonic Regression

  17. Helicopter Drop

  18. Her Majesty's (HM) Treasury

  19. Heterodox Economics

  20. Heteroskedastic

  21. Heteroskedasticity

  22. Hidden Taxes

  23. Hierarchy Of GAAP

  24. High-Deductible Health Plan - HDHP

  25. High-Frequency Trading - HFT

  26. High-Speed Data Feed

  27. High-Yield Bond

  28. Highly Leveraged Transaction - HLT

  29. Histogram

  30. Historical Returns

  31. Historical Volatility - HV

  32. Hockey Stick Bidding

  33. Hockey Stick Chart

  34. Hodrick-Prescott (HP) Filter

  35. Holocaust Restitution Payments

  36. Home Market Effect

  37. Homoskedastic

  38. Hong Kong Monetary Authority - HKMA

  39. Hope Now Alliance

  40. Horizontal Equity

  41. Horizontal Integration

  42. Horizontal Market

  43. Horizontal Merger

  44. Hot Waitress Economic Index

  45. House Call

  46. House Maintenance Requirement

  47. Housing And Economic Recovery Act (HERA)

  48. Housing Bubble

  49. Housing Policy Council - HPC

  50. Hubbert Curve

  51. Hubbert Peak Theory

  52. Human Development Index - HDI

  53. Hybrid Indicator

  54. Hyperbolic Absolute Risk Aversion

  55. Hyperdeflation

  56. Hyperinflation

  57. Hypothesis Testing

  58. Hysteresis

  59. Ifo Business Climate Survey

  60. IMF Nonfuel Commodity Index

  61. Immediate Credit

  62. Immunization

  63. Impaired Credit

  64. Imperfect Competition

  65. Implementation Lag

  66. Implicit Cost

  67. Implicit Rental Rate

  68. Implied Call

  69. Import

  70. Import And Export Prices

  71. Import Duty

  72. Import Substitution Industrialization (ISI)

  73. Impression

  74. Imputed Value

  75. In The Tank

  76. Income Effect

  77. Income Elasticity Of Demand

  78. Income Risk

  79. Income Spreading

  80. Incoterms

  81. Incremental Capital Output Ratio - ICOR

  82. Incremental Tax

  83. Incremental Value At Risk

  84. Indentured Servitude

  85. Index Divisor

  86. Index Of Economic Freedom

  87. Indexation

  88. Indifference Curve

  89. Individual Transfer Quota - ITQ

  90. Induced Taxes

  91. Industrial Organization

  92. Industrial Production Index - IPI

  93. Industrial Revolution

  94. Inelastic

  95. Infant-Industry Theory

  96. Infectious Greed

  97. Inferior Good

  98. Inflation

  99. Inflation Accounting

  100. Inflation Hedge

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