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Beyond GDP – is it time to rethink the way we measure growth?

For decades, GDP was the measure of all things. Many economists argue that this is no longer the case. Image: REUTERS/Thomas Peter

Ross Chainey

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This map shows the distribution of the entire world’s population, with yellow representing the densest areas. The circles show the GDP of the world’s existing megacities, while dotted circles indicate burgeoning megacities. Image: Connectography
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