economic indicator

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economic indicator

n
(Economics) a statistical measure representing an economic variable: the retail price index is an economic indicator of the actual level of prices.
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economic indicator

nWirtschaftsindikator m
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The initiative is one of many measures that ANGE is currently putting in place to tackle the behaviour of its operators on site before accidents occur, as well as to emphasise the leading indicators of accidents, including near misses, as opposed to lost-time incidents (LTIs) and other lagging indicators.
If we view the adverse outcomes through this lens, then the increase in maternal mortality and morbidity are lagging indicators in the structured analysis methods (such as Six Sigma and Lean Six Sigma).
Lagging indicators are safety metrics that measure the outcome of undesirable events that have already happened, such as a work-related accident.
The index of lagging indicators, measuring performance in the recent past, gained 0.
The index of lagging indicators, which tracks previous activity, rose 0.
Traditional measures of innovation such as market success are significantly lagging indicators.
All three of the Conference Board's composite indexes the leading, coincident, and lagging indicators of economic activity--rose in October.
The lagging indicators such as employment figures and spending on capital equipment have also started to rise off their cyclical bottoms, and they too will now start to contribute to the recovery.
Managing the financials will not necessarily produce better financial results, because financials only tell you where you have been--they are lagging indicators.
The index of lagging indicators, which gauges economic performance in the recent past, was revised downward to 14.
Enter the Balanced Scorecard, a management philosophy that anticipates scenarios like the one above by using key leading and lagging indicators to measure a company's performance.