GDP's Wicked Spell
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The prominent economists Paul Samuelson and William Nordhaus called GDP "one of the great inventions of the 20th century," and that was no exaggeration. Policy makers subsequently wielded GDP as a key weapon to defeat fascism in World War II.
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