Have we reached the limits to growth? Where you sit is where you stand!
“Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever, is either a madman or an economist.” (Kenneth Bouldin, economist) At university, the first graph we were shown in the economics class was plotting GDP growth in time, throughout the history of humanity. It turns out growth is actually a relatively […]
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Social progress – thanks to social participation
Studying true social well-being: The factors countries use to measure progress – and why public debate on the topic is enough to spark change. Increasing gross domestic product alone is not an adequate measure of social progress, something that many people around the globe have come to recognize. In various […]