GDP was first developed by Simon Kuznets for a U.S. Congress report in 1934. The U.S. Congress commissioned Kuznets to create a system that would measure the America's productivity in order to better understand how to tackle the Great Depression. The Guardian Nigeria, 1 month ago
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Follow Comments Following Comments Unfollow Comments Follow Comments Following Comments Unfollow Comments This is part two of a seven-part series examining the rising (or falling) living standards of successive U.S. generations. Read ...Forbes.com, 7 hours ago
SOUTH Africa is on an economic roller coaster. After the five-month strike in the platinum mines and turmoil in the metal sector, our country is still grappling with a credit downgrade and gloomy forecasts for economic growth. Pundits warn that if ...BDlive, 5 days ago
Unless your general knowledge is particularly good, you may not have heard of Gbadolite, as opposed to Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Gbadolite is the capital of the country's Nord-Ubangi district. More ...Economic Times, 6 days ago
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GDP: A Brief But Affectionate History Measurement theory shows that strong assumptions are required for certain statistics to provide meaningful information about reality. Measurement theory encourages people to think about the meaning of their ...Business Insider, 1 week ago GDP: A Brief But Affectionate History Forbes.com, 1 week ago
Editor's note: Sometime we come across terms that are either hard to understand or difficult to relate with our everyday life. In an effort to help our readers, we are launching a new series today where we try to explain the meaning and relevance of ...CHINAdaily, 1 week ago
Numerous books have been written about economic inequality, especially in the aftermath of the Great Recession; however, none of them has received as much attention from the academic community as Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Professor ...OpEdNews.com, 1 week ago Key Book Review: Capital In The Twenty-First Century By Thomas Piketty Counter Currents, 4 weeks ago Piketty's Exploration of Modern Capital Consortium News, 1 month ago 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century', by Thomas Piketty - review [Spectator, The (UK)] TMC Net, 1 month ago
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I've kept out of this debate because it's so sensitive, and I tread on enough toes without going into this as well, but I feel this had to be posted. It is long, but if you persevere, worthwhile. The following is a copy of an article written by ...News24.com, 2 weeks ago
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