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Here's how the US measures GDP in the age of 'big data'

Penny Pritzker is theUS Secretary of Commerce. She gave Business Insider permission to run this op-ed. Simon Kuznets is not a household name. Born to a Jewish family in pre-Soviet Belarus in 1901, Kuznets studied economics in Ukraine until 1922, ... Business Insider, 1 month ago

Bylund: The Faulty Logic of GDP Necessitates an Economic Paradigm Shift

writes for Nearly 80 years ago — during the height of the Great Depression — economist Simon Kuznets envisioned a system capable of measuring productivity and economic activity. In a report to Congress, Kuznets proposed charting ...
 Mises.org6 days ago The Faulty Logic of GDP Necessitates an Economic Paradigm Shift  Mises.org4 days ago
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Economic Scene: A Dilemma for Humanity: Stark Inequality or Total War

Eduardo Porter ECONOMIC SCENE Is there nothing to be done about galloping inequality? Last year the typical American family experienced the fastest income gains since the government started measuring them in the 1960s. But the top 1 percent ...
 ACQ Magazine1 day ago A Dilemma fоr Humanitу: Stark Inequalitу оr Tоtal War  NewspaperPost1 day ago

When Economics Was Radical

Katherine Streeter for The Chronicle Review On May 1, 1886 — the same day the Knights of Labor called the general strike that led to the Haymarket Riot in Chicago, one of the most notorious instances of labor violence in American history — a ...
 Chronicle of Higher Education1 day ago

The best books on sport of 2016

A surfer's prizewinning memoir, an insight into women's football and a chronicle of horse racing make Huw Richards selection• John Gaustad, who died in June, argued that the best sports books are about life itself, as much as sport. The range, ...
 The Guardian5 days ago

Against Apocalypse Economics

Lionel Shriver's new novel, The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047 , is set in Brooklyn, but not the borough we associate with hipsters, n+1 , and Girls. This is, instead, a place overtaken by catastrophic economic events, punctuated by a Great ...
 The New Republic Online2 weeks ago

Inequality of incomes will remain in India

As India achieves a high rate of GDP growth, the highest in the world, will inequality of incomes be reduced? The Gini coefficient which measures inequality has risen from 45 % in 1990 to 51.4% in 2013( coefficient of 100 signifies maximum ...
 Observer Research Foundation3 weeks ago Unequal incomes to stay  Chandigarh Tribune4 weeks ago

Demystifying Economic Inequality in Nepal

I didn't go to school and I don't have the money to run a bigger business. So I do what I know. Hardship is our way of life. - Sangmu Bhote Gangdokpa, Sankhuwasabha (Photo Credit Stories of Nepal) In 2003, Meiko Nishimizu, the World Bank Vice ...
 World Bank3 weeks ago

Is It Time to Abandon GDP? by Edoardo Campanella

Like many great inventions, gross domestic product has been used in ways that its creators never intended and might not approve. Given that it misses so much that contributes to human wellbeing and excludes even more why do we continue to rely on ...
 Naija247News4 weeks ago GDP: Fiddling with the most powerful metric in history  Irish Independent2 months ago

Quarterly Diversions And The Long Term Growth Mystery

It has been called the window into the soul of the modern economy; the headline macroeconomic data point against which all others are measured. Many claim that Gross Domestic Product fails to capture a large part of what actually constitutes ...
 Seeking Alpha1 month ago
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