Less Data, Not More

May 1982
National Review;5/28/1982, Vol. 34 Issue 10, p606
This article comments on issues related to budget cuts in the U.S. It is informed that budget cuts in agencies like the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics have brought howls of outrage from businesses and social scientists. It is opined that economic statistics are required for the planning of future economic policies. The availability of statistical figures lead to the formulation of policies which are designed to have a direct effect on the economy. However, erroneous data would be a nuisance for businesses.


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