Bad guys that get to the top of governments like to suppress the collection of decent macroeconomic data: it helps to cover up their misdeeds.
Twelve years ago Argentina elected a couple who turned out to be international poster children for bad government: the Kirchners. She’s been out since the fall.
The new government in Argentina is already cleaning up their macroeconomic data. Read “Argentina’s President Macri Throws Open the Books” in the January 14 issue of Bloomberg BusinessWeek.