How countries manipulate economic data

    Press/Media: ResearchProfessional

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    Governments like to present their economy in the best possible light. An analysis of recent scandals reveals various strategies to improve statistics in different shades of grey.

    Period3-Sep-2020

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    • TitleHow countries manipulate economic data
      Degree of recognitionNational
      Media name/outletHorizons: The Swiss Research Magazine
      Media typePrint
      CountrySwitzerland
      Date03/09/2020
      DescriptionGovernments like to present their economy in the best possible light. An analysis of recent scandals reveals various strategies to improve statistics in different shades of grey.
      Producer/AuthorSimon Jäggi
      URLhttps://www.horizons-mag.ch/2020/09/03/how-countries-manipulate-economic-data/
      PersonsLukas Linsi