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April 23, 2004
  • Has Trade Overstated GDP? - Look carefully at this graph from the Economist, which compares official GDP numbers with alternative measures of industrial production: Note... MORE...

    April 15, 2004
  • Return of Inflation - Remember inflation? You know, that phenomena where increase in wages doesn't get you an increase in lifestyle, since all the... MORE...

    March 18, 2004
  • Crudele on Why Growth is Not Real - The New York Post's John Crudele weighs in on why the lack of jobs reflects the fact that the growth... MORE...

    January 30, 2004
  • Is Growth Real? 4% in 4Q but... - Well, you had 4% GDP Growth in 4th Quarter but... The nation's payrolls grew by a scant 1,000 jobs in... MORE...

    December 12, 2003
  • Is Growth Real? More on Inflation - The Bureau of Economic Affairs (BEA) has just done a massive reworking of how it calculates GDP, rejiggering numbers back... MORE...

    November 30, 2003
  • Is Growth Real III? - Steve Roach, chief economist at Morgan Stanley, is almost the designated head of the skeptics of the "New Economy" and... MORE...

    November 29, 2003
  • Is Growth Real II? - If inflation is being underestimated, then the inflation-adjusted growth numbers we've seen reported are overestimating growth. On top of the... MORE...

    November 28, 2003
  • Just Odd- Money Supply Falling - There's a quiet murmur on the edges of the economic profession that the US money supply has been shrinking since... MORE...

    November 27, 2003
  • Is Growth Real? - Now, the fact that growth is way up shouldn't be a surprising. Between massive government debt and personal debt being... MORE...
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