While there are merits to using GDP, it is clear that it fails to measure several important potential externalities to economic growth, such as environmental damage, poor working conditions, or violations of privacy rights.
Feb 6, 2014 | E!Sharp
By shifting the strategic focus beyond growth and jobs, the successor of the current Europe 2020 Strategy should aim to invest in human capital and avoid sluggish productivity growth achieved at the expense of social inclusion, public health, education and skills, security or freedom.
Dec 17, 2013 | The RAND Blog
The royal birth comes at a time when fertility in Britain is increasing after decades of decline. Today, the U.K.'s total fertility rate, a proxy for the average number of children per women in a given year, is the third highest in Europe behind only France and Ireland.
Jul 31, 2013 | CNN
When planning for the future, we should understand that the capacity to predict the future is rather limited and poor. Rather, an ability to anticipate plausible trends and their potential consequences is more realistic, writes Stijn Hoorens.
May 8, 2013 | Bureau of European Policy Advisors Monthly Bulletin
Better understanding of how malaria reduction affects different households, regions, and economic sectors in Sub-Saharan Africa could allow policymakers to assess alternative intervention strategies and allocate resources more efficiently and effectively.
Apr 24, 2013 | RAND.org
A new RAND report points to a potential solution to understanding the real economic losses associated with intellectual property infringement.
Nov 28, 2012 | RAND.org
Consequences of a Graying World, in Christian Science Monitor.
Jun 29, 2007 | Christian Science Monitor