Lies, Damn Lies and GDP Data

Why GDP data need to be handled with care…
Data shake-up turns UK into nation of savers, Financial Times, 7 Apr 2014
How Nigeria’s economy grew by 89% overnight, The Economist, 7 Apr 2014
The messy truth behind GDP data, FiveThirtyEight, 27 Mar 2014
Three rules to make sure economic data aren’t bunk, FiveThirtyEight, 17 Mar 2014
Wall Street less important to US economy than thought, Financial Times, 11 Mar 2014
Measuring economic progress, VoxEU, 17 Feb 2014
Is the ‘Great Recession’ really so different from the past? BoE External MPC Unit Discussion paper No. 40, June 2013

GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History, Diane Coyle, Princeton Press, 2014
Why is GDP revised? ONS Website, Apr 2014

Progress on progress, The Economist, 8 Apr 2014
Wellbeing and Policy Report, Legatum Institute, March 2014
Measuring National Well-being, ONS website (various publications)
Gross Domestic Wellbeing, Project Syndicate, 25 Mar 2014 (overview of Legatum Institute report)
Legatum Prosperity Index