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Category: Opinion & Ideas

We Need to Modernize How We Measure National Wealth

“In response to the Great Depression, the United States Senate commissioned a report to measure the country’s national income. […] GDP was been a workhorse for measuring national well-being ever since. But cracks are appearing. Environmental degradation and growing income inequality are just two sources of discontent with the measurement of GDP.”

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From Empathy to Exodus: Four Futures for the UK Economy

“They probably don’t agree on much else at the great economists’ dinner parties in the sky, but Karl Marx and Adam Smith would both argue that studying work is the key to understanding society. Nor would either be particularly shocked to see an analysis of occupational changes in the last decade reveal the changing face of Britain in the ‘teenies’. Some of the research findings – conducted by the RSA Future Work Centre, which I head up – are unsurprising. […] However, looming even larger in the data than these demographic trends or public sector austerity is the mega-driver both Marx and Smith would most expect to shape the economy: technology.”

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