SCORAI opinions on “Is It Time to Abandon GDP”?

Reactions of the SCORAI community to Project Syndicate: Is It Time to Abandon GDP? Richard Rosen Maurie, thanks for this article on GDP.  Needless-to-say these problems with GDP as an index of anything useful also points out the problems with saying one is in favor of “no growth” or negative growth — in what?   — Rich Read more about SCORAI opinions on “Is It Time to Abandon GDP”?[…]

NYT Article on Universal Basic Income

There was a quite comprehensive and thoroughgoing article in yesterday’s NYT about a universal basic income. It mentions the current scheme implemented in Finland, the upcoming Swiss referendum, and the pilot project due to be launched in Utrecht. www.nytimes.com/2016/01/10/opinion/sunday/payback-time-for-women.html Maurie Maury, this article was interesting and important, except in my view it didn’t spend enough Read more about NYT Article on Universal Basic Income[…]