How Measuring The Economy Differently Could Increase Gender Equality

Every three months, the government takes the temperature of the economy by releasing Gross Domestic Product, or GDP, figures. GDP goes up: the economy is supposedly healthy. GDP goes down: there’s a bug (or an all-out contagion, as during the Great Recession). But GDP — which adds up the value …

Gross National Wholeness

Gross National Wholeness By Martin Ping, Executive Director, Hawthorne Valley; EMM Advisory Board member By Martin Ping Few things in life elicit more happiness and joy than the first signs of spring. Especially after experiencing a genuine winter that seemed oblivious to the calendar and in no hurry to depart. …

From GDP to Better Life Indexes of Wellbeing

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