Category Archives: General Economy
A Good Business Environment is the most important factor contributing to an economy in any country in the world. As a country’s economy is the collective sum of its individuals income and its corporations. Therefore, the success of any country … Continue reading
The GDP (PPP) growth is calculated from 2008 (the start of the global economic crisis) up to 2011, the results are displayed in both Thematic Map and tabular format. 39 countries had their economy shrink, this certainly includes countries which … Continue reading
The GDP per capita (PPP) growth calculated over the last ten years is displayed below in both Thematic Map and tabular format.
Average precipitation in depth (mm per year) and Average yearly temperature (1961-1990, Celsius) have medium positive correlation.
In an ideal situation, a higher yearly average precipitation would imply higher surface water flow (rivers) and more hydraulic power available for hydroelectric power generation. Sadly, the correlation between both Indicators isn’t that high. The Correlation coefficient between the percentage … Continue reading
The correlation coefficient between the Average yearly temperature (1961-1990, Celsius) and GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2005 international $) equals to -0.31 indicating a medium negative correlation between the two indicators. In other words, this means that countries having a higher average yearly temperatures … Continue reading
The correlation between the percentage of girls to boys in primary and secondary education and women’s fertility rate equals to -0.61 indicating high negative correlation between the two indicators. In other words, revealing that countries having a higher percentage of females in primary secondary … Continue reading
The calculated value of the correlation coefficient between the GDP per capita, PPP (constant 2005 international $) and Fertility rate, total (births per woman) is -0.53, which means that there a strong negative correlation between GDP per capita in a country … Continue reading
The calculated value of the correlation coefficient between the GINI index of income distribution and Intentional homicides rate is 0.49, which means that the homicide rate is likely to increase as the gap between the rich and poor people increases.
The calculated value of the correlation coefficient between the population in a country living on less than $2.00 a day and Life Expectancy at Birth is -0.83, indicating that poverty and life expectancy at birth are strongly negatively correlated. What does … Continue reading
The GDP (PPP) growth calculated over the last ten years is displayed below in both Thematic Map and tabular format.
The European Union and specifically the Euro zone have no good or interest in banishing (getting rid) of the unified currency called “Euro”. The Euro is an important sign of the unification of the economies of 17 European countries giving … Continue reading
I am writing this to express my frustration from the way things are in Lebanon and i hope things will change soon.
Recently, it has been obvious and clear that Lebanese economy has surpassed local unstable political situation and the global financial crisis in the past years; thanks to the careful and smart monetary policy of the central bank (that avoided much … Continue reading