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5/27/2020 5:30AM     

How GDP Tells Us if We’re in a Recession

The U.S. economy contracted 5% in the first quarter of 2020. With the coronavirus crisis continuing into the summer, economists are expecting an even steeper contraction in the second quarter. WSJ's Carter McCall explains how GDP is calculated and how the coronavirus is impacting the equation. Photo Illustration: Jacob Reynolds/WSJ

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