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The new indicators of well-being and development

Author: J Gadrey; Florence Jany-Catrice
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The growth of GDP remains the principal focus of attention when it comes to judging the progress of the 'wealth of nations': however other attempts have been made, most of them since the 1990s, to enlarge such a narrow vision. New indicators of development, well-being, social health, or ecological footprint are presented in this volume as alternative methods of reassessing the growing gap between well-being and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J Gadrey; Florence Jany-Catrice
ISBN: 0230005004 9780230005006
OCLC Number: 156787783
Notes: Translation of: Les nouveaux indicateurs de richesse.
Description: pages cm
Contents: The Search for Alternative Indicators --
GDP and Growth Called into Question --
Human Development and Social Progress --
The First Extensions of GDP --
Environmental GDPs and the Ecological Footprint --
The Index of Economic Well-Being --
Evaluating the Indicators --
Sustainable Human Development and National Accounts in the Twenty-First.
Responsibility: Jean Gadrey and Florence Jany-Catrice.
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