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Genuine Progress Indicator Factoring in Wellbeing

http://rprogress.org/sustainability_indicators/genuine_progress_indicator.htm

Genuine Progress Indicator

 

We believe that if policymakers measure what really matters to people—health care, safety, a clean environment, and other indicators of well-being—economic policy would naturally shift towards sustainability.

Redefining Progress created the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)… Continue reading

Kennedy: GDP Measures Everything Except That Which Makes Life Worthwhile

http://www2.mccombs.utexas.edu/faculty/michael.brandl/main%20page%20items/Kennedy%20on%20GNP.htm

 

 

 

Robert F. Kennedy on what GNP means.

Below is a quote from Bobby Kennedy on what the Gross National Product means and more importantly what it does not mean.  He would have a made a… Continue reading

GDP is an Imperfect Measure of Progress

GDP is unable to measure wellbeing or decipher economic goods from bads.  It is a methodology that has attempted to measure wealth and increasingly it is being questioned as governments and economists look for alternative, more accurate measures of… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind.”

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