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Don’t blame GDP for a slow post-COVID reopening

7 mins | Jun 3, 2021
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It's not as important as you'd think. Whilst libraries and pools remained fully locked down, shops and restaurants were returning to normal: why is this? Tim Harford argues that whilst many critics of economics would believe that this is about GDP, many features of key UK policy suggest that this is not the case.
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