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360 Lecture: Is GDP Fit For Purpose?

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360 Lecture: Is GDP Fit For Purpose?

The ONS is the UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics and it is the recognised National Statistical Institute of the UK.

The ONS is responsible for collecting and publishing statistics related to the economy, population and society at national, regional and local levels. It also plays a leading role in national and international good practice in the production of official statistics.

Date: Monday 19 February 2018, 5.00-6.00pm
Location: Zeeman Building, MS.01, University of Warwick

About the author - Sumit Dey-Chowdhury

Sumit joined the Government Economic Service (GES) in 2005. His first role was working in the ONS where he covered productivity and macroeconomic analysis. Sumit has taken up roles in Department for Business, Cabinet Office and HM Treasury, principally working as a UK macroeconomist. His work included conducting analysis of both the current conjuncture and medium term developments to support economic forecasting, providing advice to Ministers and senior officials on economic developments in the corporate and external sector and helping to develop the evidence base around policy options. 

Sumit has recently re-joined the ONS and is now responsible for leading economic input into the National Accounts, Balance of Payments and Flow of Funds. (He is also a Warwick alumnus, having completed his MSc in Economics in 2010.)


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