Economics Terms

  1. Representative Sample

  2. Repudiation

  3. Required Rate Of Return - RRR

  4. Rescaled Range Analysis

  5. Research Analyst

  6. Reservable Deposit

  7. Reserve Assets

  8. Reserve Bank of Australia

  9. Reserve Bank Of India - RBI

  10. Reserve Bank Of New Zealand

  11. Reserve City Bank

  12. Reserve Currency

  13. Reserve Ratio

  14. Reserve Requirements

  15. Reserve Tranche

  16. Reserve-Replacement Ratio

  17. Reset Margin

  18. Resident Alien

  19. Residual Standard Deviation

  20. Residual Sum Of Squares - RSS

  21. Resolution Funding Corporation - REFCORP

  22. Resource Curse

  23. Response Lag

  24. Retail Foreign Exchange Dealer - RFED

  25. Retention Tax

  26. Revealed Preference

  27. Revenue Act Of 1862

  28. Revenue Agent

  29. Revenue Officer

  30. Revenue Per Available Seat Mile - RASM

  31. Revenue Ruling

  32. Revenue Ton Mile

  33. Reykjavik Interbank Offered Rate - REIBOR

  34. RHS Loan

  35. Ricardian Equivalence

  36. Ricardo-Barro Effect

  37. Richmond Manufacturing Index

  38. RICS House Price Balance

  39. Rig Utilization Rate

  40. Risk

  41. Risk Analysis

  42. Risk Measures

  43. Risk Participation

  44. Risk-Adjusted Return

  45. Risk-Based Capital Requirement

  46. Risk-Based Deposit Insurance

  47. Risk-On Risk-Off

  48. RiskGrades - RG

  49. Rival Good

  50. Robber Barons

  51. Robert A. Mundell

  52. Robert F. Engle III

  53. Robert J. Aumann

  54. Robinson-Patman Act

  55. Robo-Signer

  56. Robust

  57. Rollover Risk

  58. Ronald H. Coase

  59. Rose-Colored Recession

  60. Rubinomics

  61. Rule 10b-5

  62. Rule Of 70

  63. Rule Of 72

  64. Runs Test

  65. Rural Housing Service - RHS

  66. Rust Belt

  67. Rust Bowl

  68. Sacrifice Ratio

  69. Salad Oil Scandal

  70. Sale and Repurchase Agreement - SRA

  71. Sales Price Variance

  72. Sales Tax

  73. Same-Day Funds

  74. Sample

  75. Sample Selection Bias

  76. Sampling

  77. Sampling Distribution

  78. Sampling Error

  79. Sanford J. Grossman

  80. Sarbanes-Oxley Act Of 2002 - SOX

  81. Savings And Loan Crisis - S&L

  82. Say's Law Of Markets

  83. Scarcity Principle

  84. Scattergraph Method

  85. Scenario Analysis

  86. Schedule 13E-4F

  87. Schedule D

  88. Scheffe's Test

  89. Seasonal Adjustment

  90. Seasonality

  91. SEC DEL AM Filing

  92. SEC Fee

  93. SEC Form 1

  94. SEC Form 1-A

  95. SEC Form 1-E

  96. SEC Form 1-N

  97. SEC Form 10-C

  98. SEC Form 10-K405

  99. SEC Form 10-KSB405

  100. SEC Form 10-KT

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