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The world after GDP

Lorenzo Fioramonti

The world after GDP

economics, politics and international relations in the post-growth era

by Lorenzo Fioramonti

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic policy,
  • Gross domestic product,
  • International relations,
  • Sustainable development

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-261) and index.

    Other titlesWorld after Gross Domestic Product
    StatementLorenzo Fioramonti
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.I5 F556 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 276 pages
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27234856M
    ISBN 101509511342, 1509511350
    ISBN 109781509511341, 9781509511358
    LC Control Number2016029147
    OCLC/WorldCa961801695


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"The World After GDP" is a treatise by political economist Lorenzo Fioramonti on the evils and inaccuracies of GDP and how the world might be better without this powerful statistic.

Lorenzo Fioramonti is the founding director of the GovInn Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation at the University of Pretoria, South Africa/5(11). In this provocative and inspiring new book, political economist Lorenzo Fioramonti sets out his vision of a world after GDP.

Focusing on pioneering research on alternative metrics of progress, governance innovation and institutional change, he makes a compelling case for the profound and positive transformations that could be achieved through a post-GDP system of development.

In this provocative and inspiring new book, political economist Lorenzo Fioramonti sets out his vision of a world after GDP. Focusing on pioneering research on alternative metrics of progress, governance innovation and institutional change, he makes a compelling case for the profound and positive transformations that could be achieved through /5(7).

Financial Times journalist David Pilling talks us through the best books to think about gross domestic product, or GDP. David Pilling is a British journalist. He is currently the Africa editor of the Financial Times.

Previously, he was the newspaper's Asia editor and its bureau chief. Note: With the preliminary estimate that real (inflation-adjusted) gross domestic product (GDP) declined at a percent annual rate in the first quarter ofit became clear that a recession was underway, triggered by the shutdown of large swaths of the economy due to the COVID pandemic.

rows  GDP (purchasing power parity) compares the gross domestic product (GDP) or. After the disastrous Spanish flu and the end of World War I, many Americans sought carefree entertainment, which the introduction of cars and the radio facilitated.

The United States is the world's largest economy with a GDP of approximately $ trillion, notably due to high average incomes, a large population, capital investment, low unemployment, high consumer spending, a relatively young population, and technological innovation.

At least three competing versions of the future world order crashed together at the World Economic Forum's gathering in Davos last week. There was the one peddled by a combative Donald Trump, calling for a full-scale US retreat from the current r came from Chinese leaders who proposed a new global economic system built around Beijing.

If an economist were asked to sum up a nation s entire economy in a single statistic, he or she would probably cite the Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Another important measure is the Gross National Product (GNP), which differs from the GDP in a number of ways.

Together the GDP and GNP are perhaps the most important of all economic indicators, and. Angus Maddison provides a comprehensive view of the growth and levels of world population since the year In this period, world population rose fold, while per capita gross domestic product increased fold and world GDP nearly fold/5.

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Life after Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the Blockchain Economy, by George Gilder (Regnery, pp., $) In the shadow of Mount Hood in Author: Arthur L. Herman. The Growth Delusion by David Pilling review – the economy is made up. An engaging and fast-paced book by an economic journalist explores how the usual growth measures capture only a narrow slice of reality.

Published: 29 Jun The Growth Delusion by David Pilling review – the economy is made up. Amazon's $34 billion annual revenues are larger than the GDPs of half the countries in the world.

Amazon's web sales are five times the combined web sales of Walmart, Target and Amazon serves million customers a week, 33% more than voted in the USA elections. GDP is maybe the most widely used macroeconomic statistics, but even for many economists it is a black box. The book gives the brief history of what is now called the system of national accounts, talks in depth on changing definitions and how they affect the final figure/5.

Now this once-in-a-century pandemic is hitting a world economy saddled with record levels of debt. Central banks around the world are waking up to the prospect that the cash crunch can beget a. This is an alphabetical list of countries by past and projected gross domestic product (nominal) as ranked by the IMF.

Figures are based on official exchange rates, not on the purchasing power parity (PPP) methodology. Values are given in millions of United States dollars (USD) and have not been adjusted for inflation. These figures have been taken from the International Monetary Fund's World.

What a muted economic recovery means for the world Image: McKinsey & Company If the public health response, including social distancing and lockdown measures, is initially successful but fails to prevent a resurgence in the virus, the world will experience a “muted” economic recovery, says McKinsey.

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Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all the final goods and services produced in a specific time period.

GDP (nominal) per capita does not, however, reflect differences in the cost of living and the inflation rates of the countries; therefore using a basis of GDP per capita at purchasing power parity (PPP) is arguably more useful when.

Figure shows world merchandise exports (which excludes services), expressed as a share of world GDP, between and The share rose by a factor of 8 between andfrom 1% to 8%. Inthe share was lower (%) but recovered rapidly during the prosperous postwar period. It reached % in17% inand 26% in. World income distribution in Countries are ranked by GDP per capita from left to right.

For each country the heights of the bars show average income for deciles of the population, from the poorest 10% at the front to the richest 10% at the back. But the war proved to be more of an economic inconvenience than a real trial for most people. Of course, all that military hardware had a hefty price tag.

The federal government spent about $ billion during World War II — or twice as much as it had spent in total for the entire history of the U.S. government up to that point. The coronavirus outbreak, which was first detected in China, has infected people in countries.

Its spread has left businesses around the world counting the costs. Here is a selection of maps. In The World After GDP he takes the argument further, imagining a post-GDP world that turns out to be a sort of mish-mash between a Gandhian village and a.

Explore raw data about the World Bank Group’s finances, including disbursements and management of global funds. Projects & Operations Provides access to basic information on all of the World Bank's lending projects from to the present. Very rarely, you read a book that inspires you to see a familiar story in an entirely different way.

So it was with Adam Tooze’s astonishing economic history of World. However, the global economy is now much more interconnected and the Chinese economy is much more important. At the time China's share of the world economy was only around 5%, today it is more than.

How do you restart an economy that's been shut down by a pandemic. The answer is: very, very carefully. After Japan's economy recovered from the war damage and began to boom, with the fastest growth rates in the world.

[21] Given a boost by the Korean War, in which it acted as a major supplier to the UN force, Japan's economy embarked on a prolonged period of extremely rapid growth, led by the manufacturing sectors.

The United States also recognized during the post-war period the need to restructure international monetary arrangements, spearheading the creation of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank — institutions designed to ensure an open, capitalist international : Mike Moffatt.

The th anniversary of the start of World War I has fittingly brought forth books, articles, essays and documentaries about the most cataclysmic man-made event in history: the diplomatic. Pandemics are large-scale outbreaks of infectious disease that can greatly increase morbidity and mortality over a wide geographic area and cause significant economic, social, and political disruption.

Evidence suggests that the likelihood of pandemics has increased over the past century because of increased global travel and integration, urbanization, changes in land use, Cited by: 4. World War II was the deadliest military conflict in history.

It lasted from to and involved 30 countries from every part of the globe. World War II killed around 70 million people, or 4% of the world's population. Historians argue over the exact numbers, so most of the following figures are from " The Fallen of World War II.".

• World War II was financed through debt and higher taxes, by the end of the war, U.S. gross debt was over % of GDP and tax revenue increased more than three times to over 20% of GDP.

Although GDP growth skyrocketed to over 17% inboth consumption and investment experienced a substantial Size: 1MB. For all these reasons, was a favorable jumping-off point for the European economy. Looking back on the extraordinary economic progress of the subsequent fifty years encourages a tendency to.

The third was the shift in the developed world after to a more austere fiscal policy. will happen when another storm hits the world economy. The level of co-operation that occurred in.

NOTE: 1) The information regarding Rwanda on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources.

No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Rwanda Economy information contained here. In How Numbers Rule the World, Lorenzo Fioramonti reveals the hidden agendas underpinning the use of statistics and those who control them.

Most worryingly, he shows how numbers have been used as a means to reinforce the grip of markets on our social and political life, curtailing public participation and rational debate. In Japan occupied Manchuria, and in it launched a full-scale invasion of China.

Japan attacked US forces in - triggering America's entry into World War II - and soon occupied much of East and Southeast Asia. After its defeat in World War II, Japan recovered to become an economic power and an ally of the US.

In the long term, World War I was a net positive for the American economy. No longer was the United States a nation on the periphery of the world stage; it was a cash-rich nation that could transition from a debtor to a global a had proved it could fight the war of production and finance and field a modern volunteer military : Heather Michon.In just the fourth quarter ofreal GDP fell at an annual rate of percent, while economies across the world were savaged by problems as bad as or worse than our own.

Remembered too are the scars left by the economy’s punishing decline: an uneven recovery, many workers who remain disconnected from the job market, an increased debt.