GDP Price Deflator and government manipulations debunked

Discussion in 'Economics' started by Daal, Aug 6, 2008.

  1. Daal

    Daal

  2. vv111y

    vv111y

  3. the coconut guy cleverly omits Dollar devaluation
     
  4. Daal

    Daal

    the guy from that link makes resonable arguments but thats not my point. I'm saying that the government is not likely to be cooking these numbers because the deflator is not supposed to measure the consumer inflation rate
     
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  5. Real GDP = Nominal GDP - Inflation (CPI).

    CPI is too low = Real GDP too high.

    Simple stuff.