Tracks efforts in many countries to correct national money-based accounts and scorecards of progress, e.g., GDP. Covers new scorecards beyond money and economics which use systems approaches to quality of life measure by multiple metrics from many sciences and disciplines. These indicators add tracking health, education, poverty gaps and environment.
Adair Turner, head of their Financial Services Authority on what's wrong with gdp! Keynote speech to Bretton Woods Conference 2011, Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) Click here to see the video!
Adair Turner, head of their Financial Services Authority on what's wrong with gdp! Keynote speech to Bretton Woods Conference 2011, Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) http://ineteconomics.org/video/bretton-woods/adair-lord-turners-keynote
A news release from GlobalScan LONDON—American public support for the free market economy has dropped sharply in the past year, and is now lower than in China, according to a GlobeScan poll released today. The findings, drawn from 12,884 interviews across 25 countries, show that there has been a sharp fall in the number of Americans who [...]
A subject once discussed mainly by researchers and university scholars, the need to develop new indicators to better measure a nation's prosperity and quality of life is now high on the agenda of European policy makers and national governments. This newsletter highlights recent developments in efforts to find measures that complement the current [...]
Michael Benedikt and Michael Oden Center for Sustainable Development Working Paper Series - 2011(01) In this Working Paper from the Center for Sustianable Development at the Univeristy of Texas at Austin, authors Benedikt and Oden argue that "quality is more than an outlying variable addressed by adding a term (or two) to the utility [...]
A newsletter from IISD Reporting Services GEF STAP Workshop Addresses Marine Debris Problems 1_April_2011: The Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel (STAP) of the Global Environment Facility (GEF) convened a workshop titled “Seeking Global and Regional Solutions to Marine Debris Problem” on 23 March 2011, in Honolulu, Hawaii, US, at [...]
March 14, 2011 Environmental Prize Honors Footprint Pioneer We are pleased to announce that Global Footprint Network President Dr. Mathis Wackernagel is among the 2011 recipients of the prestigious Zayed International Prize for the Environment. The prize was presented today by UAE Vice President and Prime Minister Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al [...]
A newsletter from nef e-letter Well-being gets political boost Politicians, journalists and senior civil servants have praised nef for our pioneering work on well-being measurement, after a new report was released last month. Measuring Our Progress sets out how well-being data can start to transform politics, by making politicians [...]
AMERICAN MONETARY INSTITUTE PO BOX 601, VALATIE, NY 12184 Tel. 518-392-5387, email [email protected] http://www.monetary.org Stephen Zarlenga, Director Dedicated to the independent study of monetary history, theory, and reform THE USURY PROBLEM REMAINS We’ve been to the moon; were on the verge of artificially creating life, yet we have [...]
Grant for Innovative Socio-economic Models 2011 International open call for proposals Given the dramatic failure of social, economic and political models in the twentieth century, we need to aim at surpassing these models, with the objective of ensuring that the entire world population is able to cover their basic needs sustainably. Across [...]