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GDP-幸福差异

吉隆坡—经济增长和人类幸福之间的联系似乎是显而易见的。事实上,用国内生产总值衡量的经济增长被广泛认为是终极发展目标。应该反思一下这一观点。

事实上,一国人均GDP与其人民幸福之间的联系正在日渐减弱,因为快速增长的产出放大了健康挑战、侵蚀了环境条件。因此,人们日益向看重货币财富那样看重非物质财富。

但说服决策者和政客接受GDP的局限决非易事。毕竟,捍卫一个易于理解并且被长期接受的框架比提出一套新的世界观简单得多。

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