A coalition of academics and activists are taking on the dogma of growth and calling for a radical reorganization of the economy.
To help overcome inequality, the latest global gathering of economic statisticians agrees, we need to do much more than total up an economy’s goods and services.
A webinar revealing stories from Massachusetts, Maryland, the Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub, and Vermont in using the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI).
IPS’ Daphne Wysham joins with John Talberth of Center for Sustainable Economy for an phone conference on “How Maryland is Leading the World to a More Equitable and Sustainable Economy.”
The Institute for Policy Studies joins with Demos in welcoming Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and Earth Institute Director Jeffrey Sachs for a dialogue on measuring and sustaining what matters in the 21st-Century Economy.
Jeffrey Sachs, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley to Speak at “Beyond the Great Recession and Beyond GDP” Event
Sachs and O’Malley to discuss how Gross Domestic Product can be replaced by other wellbeing indicators to help policymakers to make better choices for a sustainable future.
An increasing GDP may demonstrate growth in gross transactions, but it may not indicate that the majority of us are better-off.