27 Aug 2015

The growth delusion

From Nights, 7:10 pm on 27 August 2015

The history of the economic tool known as Gross Domestic Product (or GDP), which has become a universal measure of progress (regardless of its unsuitability for this purpose). With Dr Dirk Philipsen, professor of Economic History and Sustainability at the Kenan Institute. His latest book is The Little Big Number: How GDP Came to Rule the World and What to Do about It.

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