Journal Article

China's slowdown may be worse than official data suggest


Abstract: To get a more accurate picture of China?s economy, economists examine other measures of activity that closely track growth but are less prone to political interference than output data. Industrial electricity consumption, a major production input, serves as such a proxy.

Keywords: Economic growth; Economic conditions - China; Industrial productivity - Measurement;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Part of Series: Economic Letter

Publication Date: 2012

Volume: 7

Order Number: 8