Charting United States – Charting Economy

Pages

60 pages

Published

October 2019

Update frequency

Quarterly

Format

PDF, Horizontal, Screen friendly

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How We Visually Explain The Economy

TABLE OF CONTENT


Comprehensive View On The Economy

Part of US economic profile, economic structure section gives readers useful views to understand what matters to the US economy.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the size of the US economy in relation to the world’s major economies?
  • What is the size of the US population?
  • What is the demographic structure of the US? Is it favorable for economic growth?
  • How has the structure of GDP changed over the years?
  • How much does the US economy rely on external trade?
  • What are the key regions for the US economy?
  • Economic Freedom Index: How free is the US economy?

Part of US economic profile, this section explores US competitiveness at the global level. It also covers US attractiveness to foreign direct investment.

 

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • How competitive is the US?
  • How are the US competitive factors compared to those of other countries?
  • How is the average wage in the US compared to others in the region?
  • How has labor productivity in the US changed over the years and in relation to comparable countries?
  • Is it easy to do business in the US?
  • How good is the US in attracting Foreign Direct Investment?

Part of the country’s economic profile, this section explores the US average income and its distribution, poverty as well as other development indicators.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the level of income for an average person in the US?
  • What is the poverty rate in the US and how does it compare to others?
  • How has an unemployment rate in the US changed over the recent years?
  • How is income distributed in the US and how does it compare to others?
  • What is the current level of human development in the US?
  • How has the quality of life in the US changed over the years?

Part of the US economic outlook, this section explores US recent economic growth, its key drivers and well as the growth outlook for the coming years.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What has been the growth rate of the US economy over the past 10 years and how does it compare with others?
  • What were the key growth drivers for the US economy in the last year?
  • What were the sources of growth for the US economy in the last 8 quarters?
  • What is the growth outlook for the US economy over the next 3 years and how does it compare with others?

Part of the US economic outlook, this section explores the US macro-economic risks, including inflation, financial sector, budget deficit,  balance of payment and exchange rate.

KEY QUESTIONS ADDRESSED

  • What is the risk of inflation in the US over the next 12 months?
  • What is the health of the US banking sector?
  • What has been the trend in the US fiscal budget deficit and the subsequent fiscal risk over the next 5 years?
  • Breaking down the US Balance of Payment: Where are the key risks?
  • How good is the US in getting foreign exchange by the mean of commerce?
  • Does the US have enough international reserves to service its debt and for import?
  • What is the FX risk? How has USD performed compared to other currencies?

From IMF’s World Economic Outlook Report.

  • GDP growth
  • Inflation
  • Population
  • Unemployment rate
  • Government budget and debt
  • Current account

Detailed rankings and scores for the US and comparable economies.

  • Starting a business
  • Dealing with construction permits
  • Getting electricity
  • Registering property
  • Getting credit
  • Protecting Minority Investors
  • Paying taxes
  • Trading across borders
  • Enforcing contracts
  • Resolving Insolvency

 

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