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Policy Implications of the Sarkozy Report Draft 11-14-10

  title={Policy Implications of the Sarkozy Report Draft 11-14-10},
  author={Richard A. Easterlin},
of French President Nicholas Sarkozy's dissatisfaction with current measures of well-being, most notably GDP. In February 2008 he asked three economists – Joseph Stiglitz, Amartya Sen (both Nobel prize winners), and Jean-Paul Fitoussi – to create a Commission to consider better ways of measuring social progress. The resulting twenty-five member group included twenty-two scholars with advanced degrees in economics, most earned in the economic epoch of behaviorism. Of the other three, two are… 

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