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Definition of

economic forecaster

Economics

person predicting future economic performance a person whose job is to predict how a country's economy will perform in the future

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Definitions of ’economic forecaster’ and meaning of ’economic forecaster’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’economic forecaster’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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