Economics Terms

  1. Notice Of Seizure

  2. Nouriel Roubini

  3. Null Hypothesis

  4. NY Empire State Index

  5. Obamanomics

  6. Objective Probability

  7. Ocean Bill Of Lading

  8. October Effect

  9. Odious Debt

  10. Off Balance Sheet - OBS

  11. Office Audit

  12. Office Of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight - OFHEO

  13. Office Of Foreign Asset Control - OFAC

  14. Office Of The Comptroller Of The Currency - OCC

  15. Office Of Thrift Supervision - OTS

  16. Official Staff Commentary

  17. Oil Price to Natural Gas Ratio

  18. Okun Gap

  19. Okun's Law

  20. Old Lady

  21. Oligopoly

  22. Oligopsony

  23. Ombudsman

  24. One-Child Policy

  25. One-Day Certificate

  26. One-Tailed Test

  27. One-Third Rule

  28. Ontario Securities Commission - OSC

  29. Open Market

  30. Open Market Operations - OMO

  31. Open Mouth Operations

  32. Open-Market Rate

  33. Operation Twist

  34. Operational Target

  35. Opportunity Cost

  36. Optimal Currency Area

  37. Optimum Currency Area Theory

  38. Order Paper

  39. Organization Of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries - OAPEC

  40. Organization Of Petroleum Exporting Countries - OPEC

  41. Organizational Economics

  42. Original Cost

  43. Outcome Bias

  44. Output Gap

  45. Outsourcing

  46. Overdraft

  47. Overextension

  48. Overfitting

  49. Overheated Economy

  50. Overnight Delivery Risk

  51. Overnight Index Swap

  52. Overnight Limit

  53. Overnight Rate

  54. Overseas Private Investment Corporation - OPIC

  55. Overshooting

  56. Oversupply

  57. P-Test

  58. P-Value

  59. P/E 10 Ratio

  60. Pacific Rim

  61. Pale Recession

  62. Panic Selling

  63. Paper Industry ETF

  64. Paper Money

  65. Paradox Of Thrift

  66. Pareto Efficiency

  67. Pareto Improvement

  68. Paris Club

  69. Parity Product

  70. Participation Rate

  71. Partnership

  72. Passbook Loan

  73. Pay Czar

  74. Pay Czar Clause

  75. Pay To Bearer

  76. Paycation

  77. Payment

  78. Peace Dividend

  79. Peak

  80. Peak Debt

  81. Peak Pricing

  82. Pearson Coefficient

  83. Pent Up Demand

  84. Per Capita

  85. Per Capita GDP

  86. Perfect Competition

  87. Permanent Income Hypothesis

  88. Permanent Open Market Operations - POMO

  89. Permanent Portfolio

  90. Permissible Non-Bank Activities

  91. Permutation

  92. Personal Consumption Expenditures - PCE

  93. PHI-Ellipse

  94. Philadelphia Fed Survey

  95. Philadelphia Federal Index

  96. Phillips Curve

  97. Pick-Up Tax

  98. Pigou Effect

  99. Pigovian Tax

  100. Pink Slip

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