A webinar revealing stories from Massachusetts, Maryland, the Mid-Atlantic Transition Hub, and Vermont in using the Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI).
It is easy to fall under the misconception that GDP is a reliable indicator of economic growth or of a country’s well-being.
Jeffrey Sachs, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley to Speak at “Beyond the Great Recession and Beyond GDP” Event
Sachs and O’Malley to discuss how Gross Domestic Product can be replaced by other wellbeing indicators to help policymakers to make better choices for a sustainable future.
Standard economic growth indicators aren’t yielding enough information, especially when it comes to inequality.
When assessing policies affecting our state and the well-being of all our citizens, we should be using a lens such as the Genuine Progress Indicator.
Report uses Genuine Progress Indicator, finds that a more equitable level of income could generate $65 billion in benefits for Maryland
A new IPS report lays out a strategy for fostering Genuine Progress in Maryland.
If the levels of greater income equality of 1968 still prevailed today, the poorest fifth of Marylanders would be earning twice what they take home now.
Extreme weather doesn’t boost the economy.
Those job numbers are good for Obama, but don’t say whether the economy is truly getting healthier.
I have discovered a new sixth stage, beyond acceptance of the truly depressing climate science: doing The Work.
A harrowing road trip on the first day of my summer internship helped me get the point of my work on the Genuine Progress Indicator.
For the victims of Colorado’s recent tragedy, it’s time we get our values straight and face the true costs of our trigger-happy culture.
Experts from the Maryland Department of Resources and the Institute for Policy Studies will
introduce Maryland’s alternative state indicator and discuss how it could best be utilized by people interested in incorporating it into the work of the Transition Towns movement in Howard County.
GDP doesn’t measure most of what’s necessary for a good life.