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Episode
98

GDP & Measuring Growth

First published on
October 16, 2020
Economics
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23
minutes
Economics
Income inequality
World War II
Environment
Consumption

It's the number that world leaders constantly talk about, using it as proof of what a great job they are doing.

But what does it actually mean? What does it tell us, and what doesn't it tell us? And what would happen if we stopped using it altogether?

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