Diane Coyle on GDP: Rethinking the Uncountable
About this week’s show:
-GDP is not science (not even close), but is it the best we’ve got?
-People don’t pay nearly enough attention to GDP’s great margin of error
-Watch out for false Election Year adjustments
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About the guest: Diane Coyle is an economist and a former advisor to the UK Treasury. She is Vice-Chairman of the BBC Trust, the governing body of the British Broadcasting Corporation, and was a member of the UK Competition Commission until its termination in April 2014. She is a part-time professor at the University of Manchester
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