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States Are Ditching GDP
In the wake of the Great Recession, Americans have become cognizant of the fact that GDP bears little connection to their well-being.
What a Wall Street Banker Says About Our Society
Could it be that as a society, we are addicted to growth? There are numerous indications that this is the case.
Joseph Stiglitz and the World Economic Forum: Making the Connection Between Climate Change and Economics
Independent journalist and academic
While international negotiations and the White House continue to dither on ratifying an internationally binding climate treaty, at the international, the state and regional level, plans for solutions that move beyond the gridlock are already afoot.
How Sandy Reveals the GDP's Twisted Logic
Great headway has been made on new metrics that are far more sophisticated than GDP. One such metric, the Genuine Progress Indicator, assesses whether our economy is really growing or not by taking into account spending that doesn't make us better off.
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