Economics Terms

  1. Prime

  2. Prime Bank

  3. Prime Rate

  4. Prior Probability

  5. Prisoner's Dilemma

  6. Private Export Funding Corporation - PEFCO

  7. Private Finance Initiative - PFI

  8. Private Good

  9. Private Letter Ruling - PLR

  10. Private Sector Adjustment Factor - PSAF

  11. Privatizing Profits And Socializing Losses

  12. Pro-Forma Forecast

  13. Pro-Forma Invoice

  14. Probability Density Function - PDF

  15. Probability Distribution

  16. Problem Loan

  17. Problem Loan Ratio

  18. Procyclic

  19. Producer Price Index - PPI

  20. Producer Surplus

  21. Product Life Cycle

  22. Production Cost

  23. Production Credit Association - PCA

  24. Production Efficiency

  25. Production Gap

  26. Production Possibility Frontier - PPF

  27. Productivity

  28. Profitability Index Rule

  29. Progressive Tax

  30. Project Notes

  31. Proof of Charitable Contributions

  32. Proportional Tax

  33. Protectionism

  34. Proved Reserves

  35. Proxy Tax

  36. Public Elevator

  37. Public Good

  38. Public Sector Net Borrowing

  39. Public-Private Investment Program - PPIP

  40. Pump Priming

  41. Pundit

  42. Purchase and Resale Agreements - PRAs

  43. Purchasing Managers Index - PMI

  44. Purchasing Power

  45. Purchasing Power Loss/Gain

  46. Purchasing Power Parity - PPP

  47. Push On A String

  48. Pyramid Scheme

  49. Pyrrhic Victory

  50. Q Ratio (Tobin's Q Ratio)

  51. Qualified Disclaimer

  52. Qualified Exchange Accommodation Arrangements

  53. Qualified Reservist

  54. Qualitative Analysis

  55. Quantitative Analysis

  56. Quantitative Easing

  57. Quantitative Easing 2 – QE2

  58. Quantity Demanded

  59. Quantity Supplied

  60. Quantity Theory Of Money

  61. Quarter To Date - QTD

  62. Quarterly Services Survey

  63. Quartile

  64. Quick-Rinse Bankruptcy

  65. Quintiles

  66. Quota

  67. R

  68. R-Squared

  69. Radner Equilibrium

  70. Ragnar Frisch

  71. Random Factor Analysis

  72. Random Variable

  73. Random Walk Theory

  74. Rate Level Risk

  75. Rating

  76. Ratings Service

  77. Rational Expectations Theory

  78. Rationing

  79. Raw Materials

  80. RBC Consumer Attitudes And Spending By Household Index - RBC CASH Index

  81. Reaganomics

  82. Real Bills Doctrine

  83. Real Economic Growth Rate

  84. Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit - REMIC

  85. Real Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

  86. Real Interest Rate

  87. Real Rate Of Return

  88. Real Time Gross Settlement - RTGS

  89. Real Value

  90. Reasonableness Standard

  91. Rebound

  92. Recession

  93. Recession Proof

  94. Recession Resistant

  95. Recession Rich

  96. Recessionary Gap

  97. Recessionista

  98. Recessionship

  99. Reciprocal Currency Arrangement

  100. Recognition Lag

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