Indonesian president Joko Widodo’s claims about his nation’s GDP growth don’t look so good from another angle. Photo: AFPIndonesian president Joko Widodo’s claims about his nation’s GDP growth don’t look so good from another angle. Photo: AFP
Indonesian president Joko Widodo’s claims about his nation’s GDP growth don’t look so good from another angle. Photo: AFP
Jake Van Der Kamp
Opinion

Opinion

Jake's View by Jake Van Der Kamp

Opinion: Sorry President Widodo, GDP rankings are economists’ equivalent of fake news

‘GDP is an attempt to emulate the corporate world by putting money numbers on performance but... with GDP you get no equivalents of the corporate balance sheet or profit and loss account and no notes to the accounts’

Indonesian president Joko Widodo’s claims about his nation’s GDP growth don’t look so good from another angle. Photo: AFPIndonesian president Joko Widodo’s claims about his nation’s GDP growth don’t look so good from another angle. Photo: AFP
Indonesian president Joko Widodo’s claims about his nation’s GDP growth don’t look so good from another angle. Photo: AFP
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