Measuring Genuine Progress

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* Article: Ida Kubiszewski, Robert Costanza, Carol Franco, Philip Lawn, John Talberth, Tim Jackson, Camille Aylmer, “Beyond GDP: Measuring and achieving global genuine progress.” Ecological Economics, Vol. 93, pp. 57-68.



"Research shows how Gross Domestic Product (GDP – which primarily measures economic growth) and Genuine Progress Indicators (GPI – which measures well-being more broadly, inclusive of economic growth) rise in tandem until about $7k per capita, when the correlation plateaus, before falling – suggesting limits to benefits of economic growth." [1]