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Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) and a Replacement of GDP

Is the state of the USA designed to replace the GDP with a primary measure of economic performance?

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Economists and policy makers around the world echoes that sentiment that the GDP does not capture the economic performance of a country.

Talberth (2010) said that a replacement of GDP as a measure of economic performance must have these characteristics,"(1) it should measure genuine economic welfare, not just economic activity, and (2) it should indicate the ...

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Gross domestic product (GDP) has a number of limitations in capturing real economic growth. Genuine Progress Indicator or GNI promises a more comprehensive and realistic measurement.