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Socratic moment

14 September 2009 By Edward Hadas

France asked Joseph Stiglitz to investigate confusion over the value of GDP. The Nobel economist concluded GDP is flawed and alternative techniques for counting economic wellbeing have problems. He should have gone further saying the whole measurement effort is pointless.

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