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The sum of the satisfactions : Canada in the age of national accounting

Author: Duncan McDowall
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2008.
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In our age of measurement, economic numbers - productivity, inflation, unemployment, gross domestic product - inform the decisions of both citizen and state. This book shows how Canadian  Read more...

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Sum of the Satisfactions : Canada in the Age of National Accounting.
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan McDowall
ISBN: 9780773574830 0773574832
OCLC Number: 752539458
Notes: Issued also in French under title: La somme des satisfactions.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 313 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction: The Arithmetic of Human Welfare""; ""1 A Mere Counting House""; ""2 Rough Stabs""; ""3 New Yardsticks""; ""4 In Useful Directions""; ""5 Sunsets and Home Cooking""; ""6 A Certain Flexibility""; ""Epilogue: Beyond Widgets""; ""Notes""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""
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