What is economic growth?

In a recent book examining the history of GDP, Diane Coyle asks some difficult questions about the way we measure national accounts.
April 27, 2014

Growing fears of a hard landing for China's economy

A severe slowdown in industrial production will not seriously affect China's GDP growth for 2011, says Morgan Stanley, but the rapid turnaround has caused others to worry about a hard landing.
May 23, 2012

China's unpatriotic consumers

At home, investment outpaces consumption; but abroad, wealthy Chinese are snapping up made-in-China products that are cheaper than at home.
March 09, 2012

Mongolia's rapid growth masks its vulnerability

Mongolia's vast, sparsely populated, landlocked country offers a bonanza to miners that is fuelling double-digit economic growth, but is also exposing it to internal and external dangers.
August 29, 2011