Simple visualisation of short-term and long term economic trends
Web page showing hierachically structured coloured boxes enabling users a direct view and assessment on the economy of today and its trends.
In the centre of attention: GDP box
and around that in the first circle the GDP components: Consumtion box, Investment box, Governmental Expenditure box, Trade balance box,
followed by boxes of typical business cycle indicators for each of the GDP components displayed in the second circle. In the third circle the boxes of typical long-term growth variables which are the driving forces behind the business cycle indicators.
Box (can be any shape, configurable)
- each box has a colour reflecting the current status of the variable (e.g. green=good/better, red=bad/worse, orange)
- each box contains by mouse-over a short explanation of the variable and links to its data and meta-data
- panel below the graph for controlling dynamic display in time.
- copy function for embedding the html-code in user's pages.