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New Economics Foundation

NEF: Is well-being the new GDP?

New Economics Foundation
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New Economics Foundation

NEF: Is well-being the new GDP?
If you’ve been listening to the Weekly Economics Podcast for a while, you’ll know that we think there’s much more to economics than GDP. But it still dominates the way politicians and much of the press talk about the economy. Now though, there are lots of new proposals for measuring what counts. So what should replace GDP? And how would it change society? That’s our big question today, that Ayeisha Thomas-Smith is discussing with Guardian economics correspondent Richard Partington and NEF fellow Annie Quick.

Guests: Ayeisha Thomas-Smith,Richard Partington,Annie Quick