Published May 22, 2006
by Nova Science Publishers .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||207|
Intends to take the reader through the process of preparing a Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). This book's presentation reflects the natural progression of identifying the deficiencies commonly found in income-based measures of sustainable well-being; and putting forward an alternative measure of sustainable well-being. Dissatisfaction with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as an indicator of a country’s development or a population’s wellbeing led to the development of the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). The GPI is an aggregate index of over 20 economic, social and environmental indicators, and accounts for bo. Genuine progress indicator (GPI) is a metric that has been suggested to replace, or supplement, gross domestic product (GDP). The GPI is designed to take fuller account of the well-being of a nation, only a part of which pertains to the size of the nation's economy, by incorporating environmental and social factors which are not measured by GDP. Measuring Welfare beyond Economics: The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore (Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development) [Delang, Claudio O., Yu, Yi Hang] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Measuring Welfare beyond Economics: The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore (Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development)Cited by: 3.
The Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) is a new measure of the economic well-being of the nation from to present. It broadens the conventional accounting framework to include the economic contributions of the family and community realms, and of the natural habitat, along with conventionally measured economic production. Steven Pinker’s Ideas About Progress Are Fatally Flawed. These Eight Graphs Show Why. Graph 5: Measuring Genuine Progress. One of the cornerstones of Pinker’s book is the explosive rise in income and wealth that the world has experienced in the past couple of centuries. Referring to the work of economist Angus Deaton, he calls it the. 1. Introduction. Nations need indicators that measure progress towards achieving their goals—economic, social, and environmental. Standard economic indicators like gross domestic product (GDP) are useful for measuring just one limited aspect of the economy—marketed economic activity—but GDP has been mistakenly used as a broader measure of welfare Cited by: Measuring Welfare beyond Economics book. The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore. This book measures the GPI of Hong Kong and Singapore from to It finds that for both countries, economic output (as measured by the GDP) has grown more than welfare (as measured by the GPI), but important differences are also found. Cited by: 3.
Measuring Welfare beyond Economics: The genuine progress of Hong Kong and Singapore - CRC Press Book Dissatisfaction with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as an indicator of a country’s development or a population’s wellbeing led to the development of the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). The Genuine Progress Indicator of Singapore: results Introduction Singapore was once a British naval military base and a commercial trading outpost (Cahyadi et al., ). Today, Singapore is a large exporter of manufactured goods, a world port and an international finance centre (Lim and Pang, ), and is known as one of four ‘Asian Tigers’.Author: Claudio O. Delang, Yi Hang Yu. The Genuine Progress Indicators System of Sustainable Well-being Accounting is a new blueprint for measuring and managing the total wealth of communities and nations. It was applied for the first time to the province of Alberta, Canada in the report Sustainability Trends Progress is the movement towards a refined, improved, or otherwise desired state or, in the context of progressivism, the idea that advancements in technology, science, and social organization can result in an improved human condition; the latter may happen as a result of direct human action, as in social enterprise or through activism, or as a natural part of .