Industrial production is a measure of output of the industrial sector of the economy. It includes manufacturing, mining and utilities. The industrial sector includes manufacturing, mining, and utilities. Although these sectors contribute only a small portion of GDP (Gross Domestic Product), they are highly sensitive to interest rates and consumer demand.
Related Journals: Industrial Engineering Journals, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Computers in Industry, International Journal of Service Industry Management, Conference Record - IAS Annual Meeting (IEEE Industry Applications Society).