France Uses New Measure to Calculate 35% of Economy Is Shut
A pedestrian passes the archways of the the Bir Hakeim bridge near the Eiffel Tower monument in Paris, France. (Photographer: Cyril Marcilhacy/Bloomberg)

France Uses New Measure to Calculate 35% of Economy Is Shut

(Bloomberg) -- As France’s statistics agency prepared its routine economic analysis in early March, Director Jean-Luc Tavernier decided it was time to attempt something more radical.
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