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French Economics Vocabulary

French Economics Vocabulary

Lexique pour l’economie

This page provides a list of French economics vocabulary. Many of these words are almost the same in English, such as l’économic (economics), l’entreprise (enterprise, business), l’échange (exchange), le produit (product), la récession (recession) any many more.

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  • la production production
  • la consommation consumption
  • les biens assets, commodities, goods
  • les services services
  • l’échange exchange
  • les sciences économiques economic sciences
  • les théories économiques economic theories
  • la gestion management
  • la théorie économique classique classical economics
  • l’économie théorique theoretic economics
  • la macroéconomie macro-economics
  • les cycles économiques economic cycles
  • la microéconomie micro-economics
  • le mercantilisme mercantilism
  • la Richesse des nations Wealth of the Nations
  • le libre-échange free trade
  • l’emploi employment
  • le chômage unemployment
  • les avantages comparatifs competitive advantages
  • l’offre et de la demande supply and demand
  • l’économie de marché market economy
  • le marxisme Marxism
  • l’équilibre général equilibrium
  • l’efficience du marché market efficiency
  • la politique monétaire monetary policy
  • l’inflation inflation
  • la politique budgétaire budgetary policy
  • la politique fiscale fiscal policy
  • la croissance économique economic growth
  • l’imposition taxation
  • les dépenses publiques public spending
  • la récession recession
  • la dépression depression
  • l’intérêt interest
  • le taux d’intérêt interest rate
  • le taux de change exchange rate
  • le Produit National Brut (PNB) GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
  • le Produit Intérieur Brut (PIB) GNP (Gross National Product)

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