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Broken Abacus?: A More Accurate Gauge of Chinas Economy Daniel Rosen

Broken Abacus?: A More Accurate Gauge of Chinas Economy

Daniel Rosen

Published August 21st 2015
ISBN : 9781442240841
Paperback
240 pages
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Until recently a lack of precision around China s economic size was taken for granted but caused little lost sleep: room to expand and the pace of growth were self-evident, and everything beyond that was academic for most purposes. But today the paceMoreUntil recently a lack of precision around China s economic size was taken for granted but caused little lost sleep: room to expand and the pace of growth were self-evident, and everything beyond that was academic for most purposes. But today the pace and even direction of China s growth is prone to volatility, and the nation is sizable enough to cause global disruption. This study reassesses China s nominal economic size from the bottom up. It compares China s practices with international standards and reviews the long-standing arguments about Chinese economic statistics to separate real concerns from distractions.