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Is happiness worth measuring?

The Guardian
In 1934, Simon Kuznets, a Harvard professor and the Nobel-winning brain behind the idea of how to construct a measure of GDP, wrote the following in a report on national income to the US senate: “the welfare of a nation can scarcely be inferred from a ...

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On an economic scale of 1-100, how does Israel measure up?

Haaretz
He was an economist named Simon Kuznets and the “dry as a bone” report that he delivered was called “National Income, 1929-1932.” “The U.S. economy was plummeting into the Great Depression and policy makers were struggling to respond because ...

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An Inequality Primer As Campaign Season Is Upon Us

Forbes
Before there was Thomas Piketty, there was Francois Bourguignon. The U.S. updated translation this spring of Bourguignon's The Globalization of Inequality, which first appeared a good year ahead of his fellow Frenchman's celebrated Capital in the 21st ...

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India ranks lower than even Nepal

The Hindu
Kuznets when he created the GDP knew and said it was not perfect,” Dr. Green says. The concept of GDP was introduced in the 1930s by economist Simon Kuznets, who warned at the time that “the welfare of a nation can… scarcely be inferred from a ...


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