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Toward improved social and economic measurement.

National Bureau of Economic Research.

Toward improved social and economic measurement.

by National Bureau of Economic Research.

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Published by NBER in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Econometrics.

  • Edition Notes

    Series48th Annual report -- June 1968, Annual report (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- 1968.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 111 p.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22426852M

    The CPI is the basis for Social Security COLAs and this recommendation, if adopted, would reduce future Social Security COLA increases, as well as impact numerous other government programs. Toward A More Accurate Measure Of The Cost Of Living. FINAL REPORT to the Senate Finance Committee from the Advisory Commission To Study. Essentially, the triple bottom line refers to The measurement of business performance along social, environmental, and economic dimensions. We introduce you to economic, social, and environmental performance and conclude the section with a brief discussion of the interdependence of economic performance with other forms of performance.

    7 An extensive discussion of issues regarding GDP measurement can be found in Brynjolfsson and McAfee, , hapter 8: “eyond GDP.” 8 Joseph E. Stiglitz, Amartya Sen, and Jean-Paul Fitoussi, Report by the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, , p. 7. 9 Brynjolfsson and McAfee, Size: 1MB. Unit 22 Economics, politics, and public policy. As an economic actor, a democratic government in a capitalist economy can promote improved living standards, with gains fairly shared. Often, though, this does not happen. In this unit, we look at how institutions and policies are chosen. Why are some institutions and policies adopted, and not others?

    economic accounts. In these respects, GNP and NNP do provide highly consequential measures of economic welfare and performance. But the conference sought to go beyond these measures. In seeking to broaden the scope of measurement of economic performance and possibly welfare, the conference raised essentially two sets of questions. 1. The War on Poverty was a major social policy initiative that has had lasting positive effects on the poor in the United States. The programs created in the s and early s established the framework for the modern social safety net, and subsequent expansions of many of those programs have increased assistance to the poor to historic levels Cited by:


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