International Economic Indicators and Central Banks, a hot new book just published by John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is required reading for anyone doing business overseas, looking to diversify their portfolio through international investments, or tracking global economic events.
International Economic Indicators and Central Banks, penned by a respected global economist and weekly columnist for Econoday Online, includes chapters which focus on different countries (Canada, China, Japan, Australia, Germany, France, Italy and the United Kingdom) with coverage of the primary indicators that are used to evaluate economic performance, and examines how their central banks carry out monetary policy. The central banks discussed include the Banks of England, Canada, and Japan along with the European Central Bank, Reserve Bank of Australia, and the People’s Bank of China.
Written by Anne Dolganos Picker, MBA, an international economist who has been monitoring global market conditions long before it became fashionable, Ms. Picker is Chief Economist for Econoday Online, for which she also writes a weekly column. She makes her home in Greenwich, Connecticut and teaches an online course on Issues in Global Investing for the University of Illinois at Chicago MBA program.
Ms. Picker's weekly column for Econoday Online is titled “International Perspective.” It is a round-up of international indicators that were released during the week.
She can be reached via e-mail at ieich[.]optonline.net. International Economic Indicators and Central Banks can be purchased through John Wiley & Sons, Inc.