The Impact of False and Misleading Economic Data
Issue Brief by Paolo von Schirach: "We are used to hear that we live in a “data driven” world. Thanks to ICT and the computing power explosion, it is now possible to gather, streamline and organize millions, in fact billions of bits of information on consumers’ preferences, economic sectors’ performance, credit flows, and a lot more. All this intelligently organized and sifted data provides precious information that will influence, in fact will determine investments, marketing strategies, purchases, and even the pitch of political campaigns.
12 May 2016