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Wellbeing not Economy.
Village Magazine

Wellbeing not Economy.

By John Woods and Peter Doran. Even the American economist, Simon Kuznets, who developed Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a crude aggregate measure of economic activity in a time of emergency during the 1930s, warned that it was never intended as ... Village Magazine, 2 months ago
Unrecognised role of housewives and GDP Financial Express Bangladesh, 1 month ago
New Zealand Herald

Lower global inequality defies Piketty's dark vision

If my great-great-grandparents hadn't changed the family name at Ellis Island in 1901, I would be a Kuznets instead of a Smith. Either way, I suppose I was destined to bear the name of an economic optimist. Adam Smith, of course, everyone knows ...
 New Zealand Herald1 month ago Smith: Falling inequality defies Piketty's dark vision  Denver Post1 month ago Falling Inequality Defies Piketty's Dark Vision  Bloomberg View1 month ago

How To Play The Commodity 'Super' Sell-Off

Commodities have come under pressure for a variety of reasons, and it looks like that's not going to change any time soon. Stocks sold off last week, helped by some earnings disappointments. But the bigger story may be the continued selloff in ...
 TeleTrader.com2 days ago
Outlook India

Requiem for the Macrosaurus

Economics has long been known as the dismal science. Thomas Malthus, a cleric who also wrote about economics, has become the poster child used by many to illustrate the rationale behind this label. (Thomas Carlyle actually first coined the term in ...
 Carnegie Endowment2 days ago Does it Trickle Down Or Ladder Up?  Outlook India3 weeks ago Economics for Everyone Economics and concept of curves  India Infoline4 weeks ago How GDP Metrics Distort Our View of the Economy  Zero Hedge2 months ago

What's wrong with GDP?

Dirk Philipsen teaches economic history at Duke University in the United States. His latest book is The Little Big Number: How GDP Came to Rule the World and What to Do About It . It tells the story of an invention—an invention that grew, in one ...
 Prospect1 week ago The Tyranny of GDP  Huffington Post1 month ago

The Rivals

When Keynes died, in April 1946, The Times of London gave him the best farewell since Nelson after Trafalgar: To find an economist of comparable influence one would have to go back to Adam Smith. A few years later, Alvin Hansen, of Harvard ...
 EconomicPrincipals.com2 weeks ago
Ani News

Nobel medal auction at Sotheby's expected to raise £300,000 for science grants

A Nobel prize medal for medicine will be auctioned at Sotheby's and the money raised will be used to train scientists. The medal given to German Jewish refugee Hans Krebs in 1953 for his discovery of the citric acid cycle was put on sale by Krebs's ...
 International Business Times UK2 weeks ago Leon Lederman, 'God Particle' Physicist's 1988 Nobel Prize Medal Auctioned For $765,000  International Business Times2 months ago Here's your chance to buy a Nobel Prize  Deccan Chronicle2 months ago Retired physicist to auction Nobel Prize medal for USD 325K  Ani News2 months ago

An Pin Le Dao Why Money Doesnt Determine Happiness

The ancient Chinese a very wise lot understood back then what was most important in life, and probably what was the most important guiding principle when trying to establish a prosperous society: happiness. Acknowledging the importance of ...
 Makamba Online3 weeks ago

On Money: The Economy's Missing Metrics

By ADAM DAVIDSON Nearly every day, a few hundred federal workers, carefully spread around the United States by a rigorous statistical model, carry out a peculiar task on a special, secure tablet computer. Throughout the day, they are directed ...
 ACQ Magazine4 weeks ago

Looking Away book review: Charity's paradox

Looking Away: Inequality, Prejudice and Indifference in New India Harsh Mander Speaking Tiger Books Rs 495 Pp 418 HAUNTED BY maligned spirits of zombie-ridden capitalism, howls of Greyhound grow louder, bites of canine nastier, and dreams of ...
 Financial Express1 month ago
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