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GDP is not Enough – Or How to Measure Life (2015)

GDP is problematic as a measure of growth, but this does not mean that GDP is useless, explained Professor Diane Coyle, University of Manchester, in a seminar organized by IFN on May 7. Coyle said that GDP is insufficient as a measure, and that what is probably needed is a dashboard of indicators. At the seminar, she mentioned a number of existing alternative measures, including the Social Progress Index which was created in 2014.