Economic

changes

Part # 1
Changes in
gross domestic product

http://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_mcafee_are_droids_taking_our_jobs.html minute 2.

atkearney.Real annual GDP growth rate https://www.pdf/5c5c8945-00cc-4a4f-a04f-adef094e90b8 .com/documents/10192/5498252/Global+Economic+Outlook+2015-2020-Beyond+the+New+Mediocre.

com/documents/10192/5498252/Global+Economic+Outlook+2015-2020--Beyond+the+New+Mediocre.pdf/5c5c8945-00cc-4a4f-a04f-adef094e90b8 .atkearney.Asian and South American markets are among the 2020 growth markets https://www.

com/Product/Poland-1870224 .com/Product/China-1491238 https://www.Further inspiration https://www.teacherspayteachers.teacherspayteachers.

Part # 2 Changes in stock market index .

google.Dow Jones industrial average https://www.DJI .com/finance?q=INDEXDJX:.

http://finance.com/echarts?s=%5EIXIC+Interactive#symbol=%5EIXIC.range=my NASDAQ Composite .yahoo.

com/quote/IBOV:IND .bloomberg.Ibovespa Brazil http://www.

com/finance?q=INDEXFTSE:UKX .google.FTSE 100 https://www.

nikkei.http://indexes.jp/en/nkave/index/profile NIKKEI 225 .co.

com/quote/HSI:IND .bloomberg.Hong Kong Hang Seng Index HSI:IND http://www.

Part # 3 Changes in interest rates .

Long-term interest rates http://media.com/documents/sigma_3_12_en.swissre.pdf .

Part # 4 Changes in food prices .

Food price index http://www.com/Personal/2012-Annual-Letter .thegatesnotes.

The poorer the country.thegatesnotes.com/Personal/2012-Annual-Letter . the larger percentage of expenditure is spent on food http://www.

Part # 5 Changes in commodity prices .

25.Commodity prices http://www.com/Insights/Energy_Resources_Materials/Resource_revolution p. .mckinsey.

com/Insights/Energy_Resources_Materials/Resource_revolution p.In the 20th century. average commodity prices declined almost 50% ttp://www. .mckinsey. 22.

mckinsey.com/Insights/Energy_Resources_Materials/Resource_revolution p. 30. commodity prices increased sharply http://www.In the first decade of the 21st century. .

Demand for energy is closely related to economic activity.a third of the OPEC total. Saudi Arabia produces nearly 10m barrels a day . they invest. and partly by expectation. which after a lag boosts supply. It also spikes in the winter in the northern hemisphere.The oil price is partly determined by actual supply and demand.economist. http://www. If producers think the price is staying high. it can send prices spiking. Similarly.com/blogs/economist-explains/2014/12/economist-explains-4 . low prices lead to an investment drought. Supply can be affected by weather (which prevents tankers loading) and by geopolitical upsets. and during summers in countries which use air conditioning. OPEC’s decisions shape expectations: if it curbs supply sharply.

Part # 6 Changes in government debt .

org/global-risks-2011/#fig-4-21 Average government debt ratios in G7 economies .weforum.http://reports.

Part # 7 Changes in work people do .

The percentage of people working in service sector in the USA is increasing http://www.com/interactive/2012/01/20/business/the-iphone-economy.nytimes.html .

Survey shows that for every job that the Internet destroys. 2.com/mgi/publications/great_transformer/pdfs/McKinsey_the_great_transformer.mckinsey.6 new jobs are created.pdf . http://www.

http://www3.weforum.org/docs/WEF_GlobalRisks_Report_2014.Youth unemployment in Europe is alarming.pdf .

Part # 8 Changes in wages .

25 per hour USD 9.html .com/enews/enewsarticle/enews072909?pg=all http://www.com/2013/04/09/business/global/wary-of-events-in-china-foreign-investors-head-to-cambodia.12 per hour USD 0.98 per hour USD 13.10 per hour USD 16.wikipedia.91 per hour USD 3.strategy-business.nytimes.38 per hour USD 7.org/wiki/List_of_minimum_wages_by_country http://www.Minimum hourly wages – selected economies Country Uganda China Russia Turkey USA UK France Australia Minimum hourly wages USD 0.45 per hour Sources http://en.67 per hour USD 0.

Part # 9 Changes in savings .

be/OugorkKkxXM Savings rate 50% 25% 20% -0.6% .Savings in % of household disposable income Country China Japan Europe USA http://youtu.

com/files/article/PDF/EMC_decathlon. . 160.As countries grow wealthier. their household saving rates decline Source Development from 1960 to 2008.mckinseyquarterly. http://www.pdf p.

Part # 10 Changes in inflation .

% increase on a year earlier http://www.economist.Core consumer prices.com/node/18070386 .

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