It is easy to fall under the misconception that GDP is a reliable indicator of economic growth or of a country's well-being.
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.
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.
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.
Obama's re-election may require a repeat of the record rate of Black turnout in 2008.
Transition Howard County will host a forum featuring IPS Fellow Daphne Wysham and economist Dr. John Talberth about a metric for measuring the actual improvement of the welfare (or well-being) of a community.
The powerful military contractor wants yet another government handout, and it has The Washington Post's support.