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#464: When A Poor Country Gets A Lot Richer* MP3

*Note: The country is only getting richer on paper, but that change may make a difference in the real world.*People talk about GDP as if it means something solid, as if it's a mathematically derived and agreed upon fact. But in conversations we've had in the last few weeks, we've become more convinced that GDP is a wobbly fact. It's malleable, and it's mushy.GDP can change in a day. And when it does — even whe... Source: npr.org

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