Tag: Tweaking data

  • Tweaking data as in an Orwellian world

    Tweaking data as in an Orwellian world

    By Amulya Ganguli, The British magazine, The Economist, once wrote about the Chinese growth figures being stir-fried. Is India emulating China in keeping with the “Wuhan spirit”? To those wary of the “dismal science”, as economics was called by the Victorian historian, Thomas Carlyle, the downgrading of the growth rates when the Congress-led government was…