More than the story of a toy doll, Barbie’s history reflects how women changed their labor force participation.
As an unusual economic indicator, an uptick in lipstick sales can signal a downturn in the economy because it is a cheap luxury.
Whereas trhe U.S. givernment uses 11 leading economic indicators, others look at unexpected commodities.to predict a recession.
When assessing the economy consumers used to perceive economic indicators accurately but more recently their outlook has been skewed.
Coronavirus can create an economic indicator that tells us whether manufacturing activity has increased or decreased in China.