Behind the Numbers
Each month, Deloitte University Press examines a topic of interest on its economics blog, which is called Behind the Numbers.
Ring in the new: Holiday season e-commerce sales poised for strong growth Behind the Numbers, September 2016
Although classification issues make it difficult to find recent and detailed information on e-commerce sales, indications show it is growing fast. And in the upcoming holiday season, we expect e-commerce sales to grow 17–19 percent.Read
Comparing economies: How is economic size measured and why does it matter? Behind the Numbers, July 2016
How do we compare economies? GDP is generally measured in a country’s own currency, but for comparing economies, one must convert to a common measure. The choice of conversion factor can make a huge difference in our understanding of relative size.Read
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