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Why You Need to Be Calculating Your Rates-of-Change

ITR Economics has been preaching the advantages of rate-of-change analysis for many years. We are constantly showing business leaders and decisionmakers the numerous benefits ...
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Planning Compensation Changes for 2020

As we near the end of 2019, many businesses are thinking about budgets and annual reviews. A discussion around compensation is a critical component of any review, and it ...
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Global Machinery Markets: Current Conditions and Future Expectations

The global industrial economy is clearly on the back side of the business cycle. In many regions of the world, such as Europe and Asia, the slowdown was underway by early 2018. ...
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Top 3 Reasons Why ITR Economics Is Not 'Just Another Data Point'

One of the worst things you can hear as an economic forecasting firm is, “You’re just another data point.”
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ITR Experts Say: The Timing of the Next Cyclical Low

The US Industrial Production Index is ITR’s benchmark for the overall economy. Production is up 2.8% on a year-over-year basis (12/12 as of July 2019), and the data trend is ...
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ITR Experts Say: Revenue, Prices, and Planning

During a recent quarterly review call with one of ITR Economics' consulting clients, the business owner and I had a discussion on the implications of pricing changes on the ...
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