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Arts and culture contribute more to U.S. economy than tourism

Dec 6, 2013
New calculations on the contribution that arts and culture make to GDP reveal a larger impact than tourism.
Posted In: GDP, BEA, NEA

Today's economy: Inventory purgatory

Dec 5, 2013
Revised GDP numbers juiced the market today, but the reality behind the data should give us pause.
Posted In: GDP, inventories

What bronies have to do with the economy

Nov 7, 2013
GDP numbers came in today. They looked good at first glance, but there's a hidden story there. A bad one.
Posted In: GDP, toys, my little pony, bronies

We're No. 1: The Nigeria strategy

Oct 31, 2013
Nigeria could soon pass South Africa to become Africa’s biggest economy, but only because it’s changing how it calculates its GDP.
Posted In: GDP, Africa, Nigeria

Debt ceiling damage already done

Oct 15, 2013
While most Americans are worried about what might happen if the U.S. defaults on its debt obligations on Thursday, many argue the damage has already been done.
Posted In: debt ceiling, GDP, Washington D.C.

Second quarter GDP revised upward

Aug 29, 2013
There's news today U.S. economy was surprisingly strong -- once upon a time.
Posted In: GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP), economic indicators

A job is born: The link between growth and work

Aug 2, 2013
The economy added 162,000 jobs in July while GDP in the second quarter grew at a 1.7% annual rate. So, what's the relationship between jobs and growth?
Posted In: GDP, Jobs

Why you should be scared by 1.7% GDP growth

Jul 31, 2013
The U.S. economy expanded 1.7 percent in the spring months -- but does that mean the recovery is out of the woods?
Posted In: GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

Should U.S. GDP count 'The Bachelorette'?

Jul 31, 2013
The government changes the way it calculates the country's economic growth.
Posted In: GDP, Seinfeld, Kardashians, television

Quiz: How does China compare?

Jul 22, 2013
When it comes to per capita income level, which country is most like China?
Posted In: China, income, GDP

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