For a variety of reasons, the economic performance varies both across economies around the world in a given year and over time for a particular economy. The level of economic development, political and economic institutions, government policies, political stability, and other social and cultural factors may contribute to all these variations. These differences in economic performance and their causes are often reflected in the published economic data and can be highlighted throug … Read more »

For a variety of reasons, the economic performance varies both across economies around the world in a given year and over time for a particular economy. The level of economic development, political and economic institutions, government policies, political stability, and other social and cultural factors may contribute to all these variations. These differences in economic performance and their causes are often reflected in the published economic data and can be highlighted through the use of rates and ratios. This case represents an exercise for students to economic statistics (1) analysis of some key rates and ratios, and (2) investigate the integration of the published data on country profiles in the CIA World Factbook. The countries included in this case is the United States, Germany, Japan, Brazil, Russia, India and China.
This is a Darden case study.
«Hide

from
Wei Li
Source: Darden School of Business
9 sides.
Publication Date: Feb 27,, 2006. Prod #: UV1325-PDF-ENG
Rates and figures tell a story HBR case solution

[related_post themes="flat"]