Filling in the gaps that Gross Domestic Product skips

Mar 27, 2014
How to do we measure well-being?
Posted In: GDP

Weekly Wrap: Economic blood pressure

Feb 28, 2014
Kai talks to John Carney from the Wall Street Journal and Leigh Gallagher from Fortune for the Weekly Wrap.
Posted In: GDP, Housing

We probably should stop taking the GDP so seriously

Feb 28, 2014
Using GDP to rate the economy is like rating a song based on notes.
Posted In: GDP, Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

The stock market is not the economy! OK, what about GDP?

Dec 20, 2013
Today's revised GDP number says the country is growing. But what about the people in it?
Posted In: GDP, die hard, Unemployment

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