economics

Who is Thomas Piketty and Why Are They Saying All Those Things About Him?

Who is Thomas Piketty and Why Are They Saying All Those Things About Him?

In case you’ve missed the economics phenomenon of the early 21st Century, here is a panel discussion of Thomas Piketty’s ideas featuring the author himself and fellow liberals Paul Krugman and Joseph Stiglitz in a discussion of Piketty’s ideas in his book, Capital:

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In Vermont, will GPI replace GDP?

In Vermont, will GPI replace GDP?

That is, the state legislature is looking to create a “genuine progress indicator” (GPI) to measure the overall health of the State’s economy.  State government is actually looking to use the GPI as a complementary measure to the standard GDP (Gross Domestic Product) or GSP (Gross State Product).  Vermont Digger has the story: Starting next […]

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