Further Reading: New ways of measuring growth

This article discusses a bill by Senate Democrats to have GDP data reported alongside a new measure showing how growth is distributed along the income scale.

We want to hear your views. Is this type of measure useful in delivering inclusive growth? And how might practitioners use this data to try to make growth more inclusive?

One thought on “Further Reading: New ways of measuring growth

  1. Martin Wight

    What is Inclusive Growth?

    At Scottish Enterprise we’ve been trying to make inclusive growth as practical a concept as possible for colleagues, partners and customers. Our one-liner on “What is Inclusive Growth?” is More, better jobs that benefit more people and places.

    As a practical tool for colleagues when making decisions about projects or interventions, in addition to growth and jobs, we’re placing greater emphasis on:

    quality of jobs?
    who benefits?
    which places benefit?


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