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The Problem with Growth as the Solution


  • Richard Anderson-Connolly


Does economic growth mean economic progress? The author answers emphatically "no." Progress must be measured in other ways, and by focusing on growth we've shortchanged our citizens.

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  • Richard Anderson-Connolly, 2006. "The Problem with Growth as the Solution," Challenge, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 49(1), pages 90-118.
  • Handle: RePEc:mes:challe:v:49:y:2006:i:1:p:90-118
    DOI: 10.2753/CHA0577-5132490105

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    2. Jon D. Wisman & Kevin Capehart, 2009. "Creative Destruction, Economic Insecurity, Stress and Epidemic Obesity," Working Papers 2009-13 JEL classificatio, American University, Department of Economics.

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