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Nation Apr 28GDP rules the world, but should it?
Gross Domestic Product is the king of all statistics, across the world, says author Zachary Karabell. But what was a good metric for 1950s economies, he says, is ill suited to measuring economic health in 2014.
Nation Mar 06How counting the unemployed started as a progressive reform
Economists and the media use the monthly jobs numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics to take the pulse of our economy. But the collection of that data actually grew out of a progressive reform movement to asses the plight…