GDP

01/25/2012
Data Byte
01/25/2012
Data Byte
NEW YORK – On the eve of the release of new GDP numbers, Demos is publishing a new report challenging the dominance of GDP in the nation’s economic and policy debates.  Beyond GDP: New Measures for A New Economy illuminates the limits of a measurement that shows economic growth, as the 2011...
01/25/2012
Press Release
  This holiday season, let’s all pledge to stop buying crap. Now, before you roll your eyes at another lecture on the evils of consumerism, hear me out. What I’m talking about is a pledge to stop buying things just to buy them, either because they are at a reduced price or because...
12/19/2011
Blog
The last decade is now often described as a “lost decade.” In the United States, there was no net job creation, median family income declined, and $15 trillion in household wealth was lost, the sharpest such decline in 50 years. The rates of both environmental depletion and global warming continue...
03/28/2011
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