GDP is getting a makeover

Pressure is mounting to downgrade GDP or improve it so economic growth is not the only game in town. The numbers are heading in the wrong direction. If the world

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China’s Missing Economic Data

China’s third-quarter economic data, including gross domestic product figures, were due to be released Oct. 18. The day before the scheduled release, however, publication was delayed indefinitely. Indeed, over the

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Is Russia’s economy really hurting?

Russia’s economy was predicted to collapse after Western countries imposed unprecedented sanctions on Moscow over the war in Ukraine. But last week, the Russian statistics bureau Rosstat said gross domestic

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