How to measure Progress

Apart from the general criticism of the GDP expressed so eloquently here by Robert F Kennedy, I always wonder about the usefulness of international comparisons. I doubt that the GDP numbers for Nigeria are collected/calculated the same way as those for Norway. Whenever someone throws out a statistic, the question of methodology is key.

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About Andreas Moser

Travelling the world and writing about it. I have degrees in law and philosophy, but I'd much rather be a journalist, a spy or a hobo.
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One Response to How to measure Progress

  1. Pingback: Easily Confused (62) GDP | The Happy Hermit

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