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GDP is not a Good Measure of Wellbeing – It’s too Materialistic

GDP is not a Good Measure of Wellbeing – It’s too Materialistic

Just under 10 years ago, the international Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress issued its report, Mismeasuring Our Lives: Why GDP Doesn’t Add Up. The title summed it up: GDP is not a good measure of wellbeing. … Joseph E Stiglitz is a Nobel laureate in economics, university professor at Columbia University.

Joseph Stiglitz: ‘America Should Be A Warning to Other Countries’

Joseph Stiglitz: ‘America Should Be A Warning to Other Countries’

Joseph Stiglitz is coming to Australia next week. The renowned economist and Columbia University professor has been awarded the 2018 Sydney peace prize for leading one of the defining public policy discussions of our age – the crisis caused by economic inequality. Stiglitz is credited with pioneering the concept of the “1 per cent”, the idea that the upper 1% of Americans have accumulated so much political power and wealth in recent decades…

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