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Economic Policy-Making Beyond GDP: An Introduction


Discussion Paper 142
Date de publication
24 juin 2021
Alessio Terzi | Direction générale des affaires économiques et financières


This paper looks at the issues with GDP as an indicator, why they have become more pressing recently, and how the EU and other countries are trying to address them.

Information and identifiers

Discussion Paper 142. June 2021. Brussels. PDF. 32pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BD-20-010-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-76-23771-6 (online)
ISSN 2443-8022 (online)
doi:10.2765/166310 (online)

JEL classification: B20, B40, D78, E01, E66, I30.


European Economy Discussion Papers are written by the staff of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, or by experts working in association with them, to inform discussion on economic policy and to stimulate debate. The views expressed in this document are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of the European Commission.

Economic Policy-Making Beyond GDP: An Introduction


24 JUIN 2021
Economic Policy-Making Beyond GDP: An Introduction
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