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Finally Kicking the GDP Habit

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04/24/2020Joseph Solis-Mullen

GDP is fine for counting things like washing machines. But it is quite useless for counting other basic indicators of the quality of life.

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Original Article: "Finally Kicking the GDP Habit​"

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Joseph Solis-Mullen

A graduate of Spring Arbor University, J.S. Mullen is a current graduate student in the political science department at the University of Illinois. An author and blogger, his work can be found at

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