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Why are we still using GDP?

For more than 70 years our economic system has been using Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as the yardstick measurement of our economy. This yardstick measures only economic activity. It was meant to help reduce poverty using “trickle down” economics. But … Continue reading

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Change and Transition

It’s time to move beyond economic growth when assessing economic progress. It has outlived its usefulness. We need to re-balance social, ecological and economic values. We need to promote broad welfare and inclusion instead. We are in a deep recession … Continue reading

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