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Data Manipulation of Inflation Statistics Artificially Raises Real GDP Data Manipulation of Inflation Statistics Artificially Raises Real GDP: The Case of China
Christopher Balding, World Economics, June 2014
Baseline Chinese economic data are unreliable. Taking published National Bureau of Statistics China data, three problems appear. First, base data on housing price inflation are manipulated. Second, the NBSC misclassifies most Chinese households as private housing occupa ... More


On Measuring Hyperinflation On Measuring Hyperinflation: Venezuela’s Episode
Steve H. Hanke & Charles Bushnell, World Economics, September 2017
Venezuela now exhibits the 57th historic episode of hyperinflation as measured in the Hanke–Krus World Hyperinflation Table. Entry to the hyperinflation dataset depends on three qualifying criteria: inflation rates greater than 50% per month; the persistence of this rat ... More


How Accurate Are the National Balance Sheets for China? How Accurate Are the National Balance Sheets for China?
James L. Chan, World Economics, September 2017
The accuracy of data on China’s national balance sheets has attracted much less attention than that of the Gross Domestic Product reports. China’s Bureau of National Statistics has not released official national balance sheets, but two Chinese research teams have produc ... More


Debt, Economic Growth and Data Adequacy Debt, Economic Growth and Data Adequacy
Vighneswara Swamy, World Economics, June 2018
The effects of government debt on economic growth has become of immense importance in the backdrop of the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis and Reinhart & Rogoff’s related research. This study is based on a sizeable dataset which extends the horizon of analysis to country ... More


Data, Deceit, and the Defence of Truth Data, Deceit, and the Defence of Truth
Stuart P.M. Mackintosh, World Economics, September 2018
Attacks on experts and professionals using available facts, are rising in the USA, with troubling implications for economics, for the collection of statistical data, and for the future integrity of the policymaking process. The Trump Administration is undermining fact-b ... More





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