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December 8, 2016

How one views GDP has important implications for policymaking, states a new working paper from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "What do the Different Measures of GDP Tell Us?", author Phillip Cross examines how total GDP can be conceptualized, dissected and studied and how these improve our analysis and understanding of the sources of economic growth.

Philip Cross
Philip Cross

Formerly the Chief Economic Analyst at Statistics Canada, his work at the Institute focuses primarily on the study of business cycles and economic indicators.