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Vox CEO Jim Bankoff on which numbers matter

Jun 2, 2014
"We like to tell our people that they should be data-informed as opposed to data-driven."

China's economic boom leaves a trail of ghost cities

Jun 2, 2014
A growth model focused on GDP has left hundreds of Chinese cities nearly empty.

Gillian Flynn on the economics behind 'Gone Girl'

Jun 2, 2014
We're asking authors about the numbers that inspire them.
Author Gillian Flynn.
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The Fortune 500

Jun 2, 2014
Walmart, number one this year, clocks in with sales of $476,294,000,000.

What deflation is and why it's the worst dog ever

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Apr 23, 2014
Because more economic terms should be explained with pets.

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A brief history of the credit score

Apr 22, 2014
The FICO credit score is one of the most significant numbers we live with. Turns out it's only 25 years old.

What's in a number?

Apr 22, 2014
Growth vs Value? Taking stock of Apple shares.
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A tour of China's ghost towns

Apr 20, 2014
China’s growth has been anchored in building big projects for decades