The New Indicators of Well-Being and Development by J. GadreyThe New Indicators of Well-Being and Development by J. Gadrey

The New Indicators of Well-Being and Development

byJ. Gadrey

Hardcover | June 28, 2006

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New indicators of development, well being, social health or ecological footprint are presented in this volume as alternative methods of re-assessing the growing gap between well being and 'more having'. They show that ongoing growth might destroy vital natural resources and has already begun this depletion.
JEAN GADREY is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Lille, France. He is the author of more than 20 books about the economics and socio-economics of services and the new indicators of development. Many of his books have been published not only in French and the English language, but also in Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese...
Title:The New Indicators of Well-Being and DevelopmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:135 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.5 inPublished:June 28, 2006Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230005004

ISBN - 13:9780230005006


Table of Contents

List of Tables List of Figures List of Acronyms and Abbreviations Introduction The Search for Alternative Indicators GDP and Growth Called into Question Human Development and Social Progress The First Extensions of GDP Environmental GDPs and the Ecological Footprint The Index of Economic Well-Being Evaluating the Indicators Sustainable Human Development and National Accounts in the Twenty-First Century Conclusion Notes References Index