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Seeing into the future is always difficult. But in the world of macroeconomics, just trying to look at the past can be a challenge. Official estimates of economic growth in the UK are regularly revised, so forecasts for growth over the next year have to be made on the basis of an ever-changing report card for the previous year. 1,502 more words
ABSTRACT: This paper accompanies the Historical National Accounts datahub which presents an overview of the currently available studies on long-term economic growth across countries. 293 more words
So today I’m looking at the resources used in Rodrik, Dani “Unconditional Convergence in Manufacturing,” Quarterly Journal of Economics, 128 (1), 165-204.
- The author notes that “my data come from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization’s (UNIDO) industrial statistics database, which is derived largely from industrial surveys. 591 more words
The work of the critique of political economy is a thankless task: especially when reality comes and fucks up your theorising. Over the last year on this blog I have been trying to address a number of interrelated phenomena: … 1,938 more words