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What kind of economy do people want if we ‘build back better’ after Covid-19?

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Questions and answers about COVID-19 and the impact on the UK economy

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Building a wellbeing economy

Building a wellbeing economy

Meeting the challenges of the 21st century means ending the pursuit of perpetual growth, and building an economy that is regenerative, collaborative and purposeful.

Leading economists: Green coronavirus recovery also better for economy

Leading economists: Green coronavirus recovery also better for economy

In the aftermath of the global coronavirus pandemic, governments are likely to mobilise significant spending to reinvigorate their economies.

GDP Is the Wrong Tool for Measuring What Matters

GDP Is the Wrong Tool for Measuring What Matters

It’s time to replace gross domestic product with real metrics of well-being and sustainability

Biodiversity policy beyond economic growth

Biodiversity policy beyond economic growth

Increasing evidence—synthesized in this paper—shows that economic growth contributes to biodiversity loss via greater resource consumption and higher emissions. Nonetheless, a review of ...

Institutions and the fortunes of territories†

Institutions and the fortunes of territories†

Regions and cities face unceasing pressures to adapt in response to processes of globalization, changes in industrial production, and new patterns of migration and trade. At the same time, ...

From rescue to recovery, to transformation and growth: building a better world after COVID-19

From rescue to recovery, to transformation and growth: building a better world after COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has underlined the fragility and dangers of the old growth path. There can be no going back to the old normal, argue Amar Bhattacharya and Nicholas Stern.

Leading economists: Green COVID-19 recovery best for jobs and growth

Leading economists: Green COVID-19 recovery best for jobs and growth

Joseph Stiglitz and Lord Nicholas Stern co-author paper setting out evidence green stimulus measures offer best pathway to economic recovery.

The UK should stop obsessing over GDP. Wellbeing is more telling

The UK should stop obsessing over GDP. Wellbeing is more telling

New Zealand has begun measuring national growth in a more nuanced way, says Dan Button of the New Economics Foundation

What now for environmental finance?

What now for environmental finance?

The momentum for environmental finance had been growing, and 2020 was tipped to be an important year for the sector. But Covid-19 has forced a pause. Can environmental finance help ...

Could coronavirus save the planet by changing economics forever?

Could coronavirus save the planet by changing economics forever?

The focus on economic growth has led us to the brink of ecological disaster, of which the pandemic may be a foretaste.

Measuring Growth Democratically

Measuring Growth Democratically

For decades, gross domestic product has captured the attention of economists and policymakers around the world, offering a single, simple proxy for economic growth. Yet for all of its ...

Nature is An Economic Winner for COVID-19 Recovery

Nature is An Economic Winner for COVID-19 Recovery

As governments develop COVID-19 stimulus and recovery packages, nature-based solutions can deliver significant economic and employment benefits, while also addressing climate change.

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Jacob Assa and Ingrid H. Kvangraven Imputing Away the Ladder: Implications of Changes in National Accounting Standards for Assessing Inter-country Inequalities October 2018 Working Paper ...