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Stop what you’re doing and read this

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It’s my interview with David Pilling about his new book, The Growth Delusion. One can’t over-stress how important it is that instead of always blithely holding forth on the movement of this or that indicator, we look behind the curtain at what we’re actually measuring…and what we’re leaving out. I’m not kidding, btw, when I assert that Pilling’s book is also pretty entertaining. So, check it out (the book, not the interview) and let me know if you agree with my positive take. Share the post "Stop what you’re doing and read this"

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It’s my interview with David Pilling about his new book, The Growth Delusion. One can’t over-stress how important it is that instead of always blithely holding forth on the movement of this or that indicator, we look behind the curtain at what we’re actually measuring…and what we’re leaving out.

I’m not kidding, btw, when I assert that Pilling’s book is also pretty entertaining. So, check it out (the book, not the interview) and let me know if you agree with my positive take.

Jared Bernstein
Jared Bernstein joined the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in May 2011 as a Senior Fellow. From 2009 to 2011, Bernstein was the Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, Executive Director of the White House Task Force on the Middle Class, and a member of President Obama’s economic team. Prior to joining the Obama administration, Bernstein was a senior economist and the director of the Living Standards Program at the Economic Policy Institute, and between 1995 and 1996, he held the post of Deputy Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor.

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