economic economic  /ˌɛ kə ˈnɑ mɪk/


  1. (adj) of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth
  2. (adj) of or relating to the science of economics
  3. (adj) using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness
  4. (adj) concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money)
  5. (adj) financially rewarding


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  1. As Keynes might have put it: Keynesianism the theory of growth The New Economics.
  2. There are other economic concerns about cash for clunkers, though.
  3. Two weeks after the Russian government ended price controls on most products, the economic reforms of Russian President Boris Yeltsin are under heavy attack.


  1. Economic director aims to build relationships

    Bill Rodier, St. Landry Economic and Industrial Development District executive director, addresses members of the Opelousas Rotary Club during its weekly luncheon Tuesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Opelousas Daily World

  2. Economic Impact Study Findings on WV Wesleyan Released

    Report documents the economic impacts with the operation of the college and the economies of Upshur, Lewis, and Randolph counties.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WBOY Clarksburg

  3. Economic development group stays focused on improved Peoria area work force

    As a new economic development effort reaches a first-year anniversary, the emphasis remains on developing an expanded and improvemed work force for the Peoria area. The steering committee of Focus Forward CI, the region’s new economic development driver, met Tuesday at Workforce Development offices, 221 Fulton St., to hear about plans to increase opportunities for workers and employers from ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star


  1. "Fears of financial collapse have receded substantially," Mr. Bernanke said at the Federal Reserve's annual retreat at Jackson Hole, Wyo. "After contracting sharply over the past year, economic activity appears to be leveling out, both in the...
    on Aug 21, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "Simply put, export growth leads to job growth and economic growth," Obama said. "In 2008, American exports accounted for nearly 7% of our total employment, one in three manufacturing jobs and supported 10.3 million jobs in all -- jobs that...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Los Angeles Times (blog)

  3. George Osborne, the head of Britain's Treasury, has stated that everyone - including Obama - needs to "remember the economic value BP brings to people in Britain and America."
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: George Osborne Source: FOXNews

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