Economic

  • (adj): Concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money).
    Example: "He wrote the book primarily for economic reasons"; "gave up the large house for economic reasons"; "in economic terms they are very privileged"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on economic, economics:

Nicknames of Geographical Places
... "ideology or myth" are also believed to have economic value ... Their economic value is difficult to measure, but there are anecdotal reports of cities that have achieved substantial economic benefits by "branding" themselves by adopting new ...
Economy Of Russia - Economic History
... The two fundamental and independent goals – macroeconomic stabilization and economic restructuring – are indicators for a transition from central planning to a market-based economy ... implementing fiscal and monetary policies that promote economic growth in an environment of stable prices and exchange rates ... Republic had begun to attack the problems of macroeconomic stabilization and economic restructuring ...
Economy Of The Republic Of Macedonia - Economic Activity
... Macedonia is vulnerable to economic developments in Europe - due to strong banking and trade ties - and dependent on regional integration and ... An absence of infrastructure, UN sanctions on the downsized Yugoslavia, and a Greek economic embargo over a dispute about the country's constitutional name and flag hindered economic growth until ... In the wake of the global economic downturn, Macedonia has experienced decreased foreign direct investment, lowered credit availability, and a large trade deficit ...
Econometrics
... of mathematics and statistical methods to economic data and described as the branch of economics that aims to give empirical content to economic relations ... More precisely, it is "the quantitative analysis of actual economic phenomena based on the concurrent development of theory and observation, related by appropriate methods of inference." An influential ... Econometrics is the unification of economics, mathematics, and statistics ...
Economy Of Nigeria - Gradual Reform
... The Obasanjo government supports "private-sector" led, "market oriented" economic growth and has begun extensive economic reform efforts ... has so far been disappointing, progress in injecting transparency and accountability into economic decisionmaking is notable ...

More definitions of "economic":

  • (adj): Of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth.
    Example: "Economic growth"
    Synonyms: economical
  • (adj): Financially rewarding.
    Example: "It was no longer economic to keep the factory open"; "have to keep prices high enough to make it economic to continue the service"
  • (adj): Of or relating to the science of economics.
    Example: "Economic theory"
  • (adj): Using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness.
    Example: "An economic use of home heating oil"
    Synonyms: economical

Famous quotes containing the word economic:

    ... the living, vital truth of social and economic well-being will become a reality only through the zeal, courage, the non-compromising determination of intelligent minorities, and not through the mass.
    Emma Goldman (1869–1940)

    The economic dependence of woman and her apparently indestructible illusion that marriage will release her from loneliness and work and worry are potent factors in immunizing her from common sense in dealing with men at work.
    Mary Barnett Gilson (1877–?)

    A different world can be created or re-created—but not until we stop enshrining the economic values of invisible labor, infinite and obsessive growth, and a slow environmental suicide.
    Gloria Steinem (b. 1934)