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GDP Concept and the GPI

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  • IYODA, Mitsuhiko
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    GDP is a widely used category, which measures economic growth, and the government for public policy decisions uses that, and so on. A well-known fact is, however, that GDP is not a measure of economic welfare. This paper explores weaknesses of the GDP concept: market failures in the measurement of GDP, and (2) the conceptual distortions or limitations viewed from the viewpoint of welfare. Then we deals with one of the recent developments of welfare concern, the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI), and the question.

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    Article provided by Romanian Distribution Committee in its journal Romanian Distribution Committee Magazine Volume 2 Issue 4.

    Volume (Year): 2 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 4 (December)
    Pages: 04-10

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    Handle: RePEc:rdc:journl:v:2:y:2011:i:4:p:04-10

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    Keywords: welfare viewpoint; GDP; GNP; GPI;

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