Economics Terms

  1. Economic Value

  2. Economics

  3. Economies Of Scale

  4. Economies of Scope

  5. Economist

  6. Economist Intelligence Unit - EIU

  7. Economy

  8. Edge Act Corporation

  9. Edmund S. Phelps

  10. Effective Annual Interest Rate

  11. Effective Interest Method

  12. Efficiency Principle

  13. Efficient Frontier

  14. Egan-Jones Rating Company - EJR

  15. Elastic

  16. Elasticity

  17. Electronic Benefit Transfer - EBT

  18. Embargo

  19. Emergency Banking Act Of 1933

  20. Emergency Credit

  21. Emergency Economic Stabilization Act (EESA) of 2008

  22. Emerging Issues Task Force - EITF

  23. Emerging Markets Bond Index - EMBI

  24. Emigration

  25. Eminent Domain

  26. Empirical Probability

  27. Empirical Rule

  28. Employer Identification Number - EIN

  29. Employment Insurance - EI

  30. Employment Situation Report

  31. Endogenous Growth

  32. Endogenous Growth Theory

  33. Endogenous Variable

  34. Energy And Commerce Committee

  35. Enrolled Agent - EA

  36. Enterprise For The Americas Initiative - EAI

  37. Enterprise Zone

  38. Entrepôt

  39. Entropy

  40. Environmental Economics

  41. Environmental Impact Statement

  42. Environmental Tariff

  43. Equal Weight

  44. Equalization Payments

  45. Equation Of Exchange

  46. Equilibrium

  47. Equity Premium Puzzle - EPP

  48. Equivalent Martingale Measures

  49. Eric S. Maskin

  50. Error Resolution

  51. Error Term

  52. Essential Health Benefits

  53. EUR

  54. Eurasian Economic Union (EEU)

  55. Euro Interbank Offer Rate - EURIBOR

  56. Euro LIBOR

  57. Euro Notes

  58. Euro Overnight Index Average - EONIA

  59. Eurobank

  60. Eurocheck

  61. Eurodollar

  62. Euromarket

  63. Euromoney Country Risk

  64. European Central Bank - ECB

  65. European Community - EC

  66. European Currency Unit - ECU

  67. European Economic and Monetary Union - EMU

  68. European Financial Stability Facility - EFSF

  69. European Financial Stablisation Mechanism - EFSM

  70. European Investment Bank - EIB

  71. European Monetary System - EMS

  72. European Sovereign Debt Crisis

  73. European Union - EU

  74. Eurosclerosis

  75. Eurostat

  76. Euroyen

  77. Eurozone

  78. Event Of Default

  79. Evolutionary Economics

  80. Excess Capacity

  81. Excess Kurtosis

  82. Exchange Control

  83. Exchange Stabilization Fund - ESF

  84. Excise Tax

  85. Excluding Items

  86. Exclusive Assortment

  87. Executives' Meeting of East Asia and Pacific Central Banks - EMEAP

  88. Exogenous Growth

  89. Exon-Florio Provision

  90. Expansion

  91. Expansion Option

  92. Expansionary Policy

  93. Expatriation Tax

  94. Expectations Theory

  95. Expected Return

  96. Expected Utility

  97. Expected Value

  98. Expenditure Method

  99. Experimental Economics

  100. Export

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