Tag Archives: Weitzman

Improving on GDP

The winning entries for the Indigo Prize highlight both the importance of improving economic statistics and some of the challenges of doing so. The launch of the Indigo Prize by LetterOne is a welcome initiative which recognises both the limitations … Continue reading

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Net National Product and Sustainability

National product, calculated net of a deduction for depletion of natural resources, could in theory provide some indication of whether current consumption is permanently sustainable.  But the conditions that would be needed to make net national product into a practical … Continue reading

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