Zachary Karabell on Economic Measurements

Mar 10, 2014

From February 28 to March 8, Vice Chairman of the Board Zachary Karabell published several articles that analyze how we measure the economy and the shortcomings of some of these tools:

CBO’s Scoring System Holds U.S. Government Back on Long-Term Programs The Washington Post, February 28, 2014

Forget GDP — We Need Numbers That Matter for the Questions We Have Harvard Business Review, March 4, 2014

How Counting the Unemployed Started as a Progressive Reform PBS NewsHour, March 6, 2014 Washington Isn't as Big a Problem as You Think and Here's WhyYahoo!, March 6, 2014

Missing Persons Report Slate, March 7, 2014

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