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economics British & World English

The branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consumption, and transfer of wealth

home economics British & World English

Cookery and other aspects of household management, especially as taught at school

voodoo economics British & World English

An economic policy perceived as being unrealistic and ill-advised, in particular a policy of maintaining or increasing levels of public spending while reducing taxation

behavioural economics British & World English

A method of economic analysis that applies psychological insights into human behaviour to explain economic decision-making

geoeconomics British & World English

The study of the economic trends and conditions of the world’s countries and how they are related; economics considered on the broadest global scale

macroeconomics British & World English

The branch of economics concerned with large-scale or general economic factors, such as interest rates and national productivity

microeconomics British & World English

The part of economics concerned with single factors and the effects of individual decisions

economic indicator British & World English

A statistic used to predict future trends in a nation’s economy