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Dubious data

24 January 2014 By Swaha Pattanaik

Policymakers have to rely on data, but some key economic readings are doubtful, incomplete, or difficult to interpret. Revisions and redefinitions can change history. With so much uncertainty about what’s actually happening, it’s a little surprising they get anything right. 

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