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Confusion and anger no help to read growth numbers properly


Comments / 1453 Views / Monday, 30 April 2012 00:00


The ‘My View’ published two weeks ago on ‘Growth, growth everywhere, but who can read the numbers properly?’ has evoked a desirable public debate on the issue. Some readers have agreed and some have disagreed. Whatever the position taken by the readers, the emergence of such a debate on an important economic issue is a healthy sign and should be encouraged by all means. This is because open debates of this nature help the public to learn the truth and enlighten themselves of the issue at hand.


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