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Glossary for the "ifo Wirtschaftskompass"

To improve the German general public's knowledge of economics, the Ifo Institute has produced the ifo Wirtschaftskompass, which was published by the Hanser Verlag in 2011. This reference work covers 120 topics from the world of economics. This German-language glossary aims to afford readers a deeper understanding of these topics. It offers explanations of the key terms used in the scientific and economic-policy debate and featured in the Wirtschaftskompass. Although the glossary includes over 600 terms, it does not claim to be comprehensive.

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Hanser 2011

The "ifo Wirtschaftskompass" - Facts, Figures and Background Information

The "ifo Wirtschaftskompass" - Facts, Figures and Background Information

Over 70 experts from the Ifo Institute explain the world of economics. This reference work, produced by the Ifo Institute, covers 120 topics in brief, competent and clear explanations that are accompanied by over 200 colour illustrations. Economics is important: when the economy is booming jobs are created, investments are made and we have money in our pockets. Conversely, if the economy slumps unemployment looms - and everybody feels the consequences. What will become of the euro? How does inflation arise? And what does it mean to investors? What needs to be done to help more people to find work? How can we reduce our debt mountain? What is the right climate policy? Where does Germany's economy stand by international comparison? This book answers these and several other questions in a way that everyone can understand. It is the ultimate reference book: pocket-sized expertise in economics. read on The "ifo Wirtschaftskompass" - Facts, Figures and Background Information