Until recently a lack of precision around Chinaas economic size was taken for granted but caused little lost sleep: room to expand and the pace of growth were self-evident, and everything beyond that was academic for most purposes. But today the pace and even direction of Chinaas growth is prone to volatility, and the nation is sizable enough to cause global disruption. This study reassesses Chinaas nominal economic size from the bottom up. It compares Chinaas practices with international standards and reviews the long-standing arguments about Chinese economic statistics to separate real concerns from distractions.... any foreign researcher, Holz concluded in a november 2013 paper that athere is no clear evidence of data falsification. ... afirst digit law, a states that the frequency distribution of first digits in manyabut not allareal-world data is not distributedanbsp;...
|Author||:||Daniel Rosen, Beibei Bao|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2015-08-21|