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August 16, 2012

The trash index

Filed under: Economics,Economy — Razib Khan @ 11:04 pm

I heard about the chart above on Marketplace. Track enough variables, and you’ll find some which correlate well with GDP…until they don’t. So this is a neat story, but is it true? Well, I do accept the underlying logic here. So I’m hoping this is a statistical artifact of some sort….

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