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Worldwide support found for measuring true wealth of nations

Worldwide support found for measuring true wealth of nations Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present a survey by GLOBESCAN for Ethical Markets Media, LLC which was released at the “Beyond GDP” Conference in the European Parliament, 19‐20 November. Design/methodology/approach – The methodology is survey based. Findings – Three‐quarters of people in ten countries agree that their governments should look beyond economics and include health, social and environmental statistics in measuring national progress. Originality/value – This paper is contrary to the accepted view of appropriate national growth measures. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png foresight Emerald Publishing

Worldwide support found for measuring true wealth of nations

foresight , Volume 10 (2): 3 – Apr 11, 2008

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1463-6689
DOI
10.1108/14636680810869699
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to present a survey by GLOBESCAN for Ethical Markets Media, LLC which was released at the “Beyond GDP” Conference in the European Parliament, 19‐20 November. Design/methodology/approach – The methodology is survey based. Findings – Three‐quarters of people in ten countries agree that their governments should look beyond economics and include health, social and environmental statistics in measuring national progress. Originality/value – This paper is contrary to the accepted view of appropriate national growth measures.

Journal

foresightEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 11, 2008

Keywords: Economic forecasting; Economic growth; Economic reform; Social economics

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