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Measuring Well-being and Progress - Economic Insecurity Measurement, Causes and Policy Implications
The OECD area unemployment rate was steady at 8.1% in May, unchanged for the third consecutive month.
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Producer Price Indices (PPIs) serve two main functions. The first is to provide an indication of price change by producers of goods and services, and therefore as an indicator of inflationary pressure on consumer price indices, (CPIs). Increasingly, given the increased tendency of global production processes, they can also serve as indicators of inflationary pressures in importing countries. The second reflects their role in
Composite leading indicators (CLIs) designed to anticipate turning points in economic activity relative to trend, point to a slowdown in most major economies for May 2011.
The scope of the journal encompasses analysis and explanation of business cycle fluctuations, use of business tendency and consumer survey data or cyclical indicators for business cycle analysis and development of economic statistics and indicators.
Real GDP in the OECD area grew by 0.5% in the first quarter of 2011. Although private consumption remained the main driver of growth in the OECD as a whole, its contribution to growth fell in nearly all major economies.
Consumer prices in the OECD area rose by 3.2% in the year to May 2011, compared with 2.9% in April - the highest rate since October 2008.
This page presents a comprehensive list of indicators of entrepreneurial determinants. The list draws from the reports "Quality Assessment of Entrepreneurship Indicators" prepared by FORA (Denmark). Indicators are classified into the six categories of determinants set by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme (EIP)
The OECD area unemployment rate dropped to 8.1% in April, a 0.1 percentage point fall from March after two months of stability at 8.2%. This is a continuation of the steady decline in the unemployment rate seen since October 2010. The Euro area unemployment rate was stable at 9.9%.