Background Note | HBS Case Collection | February 2011

GUIDESlines: Benchmark Values for the GUIDES Framework

by Matthew C. Weinzierl, Jacob Kuipers and Jonathan Schlefer


GUIDESlines provides benchmark values of the key economic indicators identified in the GUIDES framework for both developed countries (the OECD) and fast-growing emerging markets (the BRINCS countries).

Keywords: Economics; Business Cycles; Macroeconomics; Framework; Business and Government Relations;


Weinzierl, Matthew C., Jacob Kuipers, and Jonathan Schlefer. "GUIDESlines: Benchmark Values for the GUIDES Framework." Harvard Business School Background Note 711-067, February 2011.