The economics articles
See also the alphabetical index
There are articles and definitions in seven main subject groups:
- Economic methodology; including the philosophy of economics, the history of economic thought, neuroeconomics, economic model and econometrics;
- Economic theory; including financial economics, international economics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, welfare economics;
- Economic theories; including Balassa-Samuelson effect,Capital Asset Pricing Model, Diamond-Dybvig model, Keynesianism, IS-LM model, monetarism,
- Economic concepts; including agency problem, arbitrage, asset price bubble, balance of payments, balance of trade, capital, competition, debt, deflation, discount rate, discounted cash flow, efficiency, elasticity, employment, equilibrium, exchange rate, factors of production, Gross Domestic Product, Human Development Index, inflation, interest, labour, land, market, microfinance, money supply, moral hazard, multiplier effect, Nash equilibrium, national debt, net present value, opportunity cost, optimum currency area, prisoner's dilemma,production function, price index, public debt, public goods, recession, social capital, supply and demand, terms of trade, unemployment, utility
- Economics-related policies, techniques and institutions; including antitrust, applied statistics, bank failures and rescues, banking, Bank for International Settlements, bond, central bank, competition policy, cost-benefit analysis, credit rating agency, EU competition policy, Euro, eurozone. Federal Reserve System, Financial regulation, Financial Stability Forum, financial system, fiscal policy, gold standard, International Monetary Fund, monetary policy, National Recovery Administration, option, public expenditure, quantitative easing, taxation, World Bank,
- Economic events; including bank failures and rescues, crash of 1929, crash of 2008, eurozone crisis, G20 summit, Global stagnation, Great Depression, Great Depression in the United States, Great Recession, New Deal, Paulson Plan, recession of 2009, sovereign default, subprime mortgage crisis,
- Economists, including William Beveridge, Irving Fisher, John Stuart Mill,Milton Friedman, Alvin Hansen, Friedrich Hayek, John Maynard Keynes, (Thomas) Robert Malthus, Alfred Marshall, Harry Markowitz, Karl Marx, Elinor Ostrom, Vilfredo Pareto, David Ricardo, Paul Samuelson, Adam Smith, Joseph E. Stiglitz, Thorstein Veblen,
Articles are in up to five parts.
- The main article, which is intended to be accessible to readers with no training in economics and no familiarity with mathematics, and consequently contains no equations or charts.
- The related articles subpage, which contains a link to the index of topics; lists of parent articles, subtopics and related topics.
- A tutorials subpage (for some articles) containing mathematical equations and charts and material suitable for reference by economists and students of economics.
- A timelines subpage (for some articles) listing events in chronological order, the main purpose of which is to provide links to contemporary news reports.
- An addendum subpage (for some articles) containing material that is more detailed than is considered appropriate to the main article.
The economics index provides a link to every individual concept or topic that is referred to in the economics articles.
A list of the timelines appearing as subpages to economics articles is on the timelines subpage of this article.
The economics glossary contains definitions of terms that are in general use by economists, and more specialised definitions are provided by the finance glossary, the banking glossary, the international economics glossary, the macroeconomics glossary and the monetary policy glossary