Congratulations to Pioneer Mathis Wackernagel and his Ecological Footprint!

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 …

The nef e-letter: Well-being gets political boost

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 accountable …

American Monetary Institute: The Usury Problem Remains

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 made almost …

The Global Green Economy Index–A Project Measuring National Green Reputations

The Global Green Economy Index is an annual survey measuring expert perceptions of national green reputations along the dimensions of leadership, policy, investment and tourism. In 2011, 27 countries will be measured in addition to their largest metropolitan area. This project serves as an important tool for nations to monitor …

EMM Covering “Statistics for Policymaking: Europe 2020” Conference Brussels – March 10-11, 2011

Ethical Markets Media European correspondent Lisa Cowan will be covering the “Statistics for policymaking: Europe 2020” Conference in Brussels – March 10-11, 2011. The aim of the conference is to bring together politicians and statisticians in a dialogue about how to shape statistics underpinning policy making and political decision making. …

Economics profession aloof, irrelevant and impotent – director of new economic think-tank

Embargo: 4th February 2011. Contact: Georgia Lee: 07748565958 [email protected] www.primeeconomics.org (site will go live on Friday, 4th February, 2011) To coincide with the 75th anniversary of the publication of Keynes’s General Theory, a new think-tank is launched today: Policy Research in MacroEconomics (PRIME). Ann Pettifor, a director and co-founder of …

GDP Scorecards Still Misleading Governments, Banks, and Investors as New Survey Shows Disconnect

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Grossly Distorted Picture: GDP Still Misleading

Grossly Distorted Picture: GDP Still Misleading Governments, Banks and Investors by Omitting Asset Accounts By Hazel Henderson, for CSRWire Talkback The GDP results, however revised for the final quarter of 2010, will remain unreliable in charting recovery and progress in Europe, the USA and most other countries. GDP is now …