Macroeconomics (from the Greek prefix makro- meaning "large" and economics) is a branch of economics dealing with the performance, structure, behavior, and decision-making of an economy as a whole, rather than individual markets. This includes national, regional, and global economies. With microeconomics, macroeconomics is one of the two most general fields in economics.
The medium-term budget policy statement represents an important victory for prudent macroeconomic management over the enormous pressure exerted on the National Treasury and the cabinet to commit to higher levels of spending ... The argument for doing this was straightforward ... .
). End of page. Return to overview. 01.12.2021 - New statistical information Macroeconomic perspective of household income. 2020 update. Theme Economic and social situation of the population. Attributed documents ... Observation period. 1995-2020. Federal Statistical Office ... Macroeconomic perspective.
The benchmark S&P 500 index is down more than 1.0% this morning on fears the existing COVID-19 vaccines and treatments will be less effective against Omicron. Things aren’t looking good for Regeneron and Moderna ...Regeneron Pharmaceuticals also made a similar announcement about its antibody cocktail for COVID-19 on Tuesday ... But Regeneron did ... .
The benchmark S&P 500 index took a hit late last week after the World Health Organisation dubbed Omicron a “variant of concern”. But Cerity Partners’ Jim Lebenthal has a threefold thesis on why investors should stay in the market. 1. Vaccines and other treatments ... 2. Cyclicals might have bottomed ... 3. Aftershocks are less impactful ... ....
One could say the same about macroeconomic policy in general, in the sense that there is no robust theory behind it ... Macroeconomics ― the theory of output as a whole, which was invented by John Maynard Keynes ― has virtually disappeared ... As Lucas's formulation suggests, macroeconomic policy nowadays is reserved for shocks.
For the first time since coming into power in 1994 the ANC is facing the prospect of losing power as contesting factions tear it apart. In the 2024 general elections the governing party may struggle to garner more than 50% of the vote, which could have interesting implications for fiscal policy and SA’s broader macroeconomic framework. Some caveats ... .
In the economic life of a country, macroeconomic indicators are generally used to track the progress a country has made within a given time frame ... Macroeconomic indicators; what they (should) represent! ... A general improvement in the macroeconomic environment boosts investor confidence and trigger some increases in foreign direct investments.
RBCCapital Market’s Lori Calvasina expects the benchmark S&P 500 index to hit 5,050 next year, representing another 10% gain from here. Interestingly, she says her outlook is on the “conservative” side as many economic indicators are vouching for north of 5,100 in 2022. Calvasina explains why she’s bullish on the SPX... ....
). November 22, 2021. Takushi Kurozumi*1. Willem Van Zandweghe*2 Abstract ... Moreover, adding a rise of highly productive "superstar firms" to the model can better explain not only the macroeconomic changes but also the micro evidence on the distribution of firms' markups, including the flat median markup. JEL classification. E52, L16. Keywords.
The 12th AfricanPrivate SectorForum has acknowledged that COVID-19 has dramatically changed the macroeconomic settings in which the private sector operates in Africa and the world at large ... to reassess the macroeconomic conditions affecting Private Sector development.