What indicators do economists use to create an education economic forecast? Young finance analysts prepare a professional report to describe their predictions to a client using linked online resources. They complete the assignment which is outlined in four steps and includes researching the GNP and inflation rate, explaining trends of the last year, creating a chart of these trend indicators, and synthesizing information in a forecast report. Consider providing some guidance or introduction to the many resource links to get learners started without becoming overwhelmed. Check all links as some may not work.