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Reasons to be Cheerful with Ed Miliband & Geoff Lloyd

Reasons Revisited: Beyond GDP

Stop the press! We're bringing you an extra dose of RTBC each week, as we dig back into our audio archives and brief you on a big idea that's having a moment. This week the UK's GDP estimates showed the economy shrunk in July, sparking fears of a recession. But what if there was a different way to measure a country's economic success? We spoke to Katherine Trebeck, Annie Quick and Kate Raworth about the alternatives, from doughnut economics to New Zealand's Wellbeing Budget. Can we move beyond our obsession with growth? And where do we go next?


See you on Monday for our next episode of Reasons to be Cheerful!


Guests

Katherine Trebeck, from the Wellbeing Economy Alliance (@ktrebeck)

Annie Quick, formerly at the New Economics Foundation (@anniequick)

Kate Raworth, founder of Doughnut Economics Action Lab (@KateRaworth)


Listen to RTBC Episode 91: Who's Afraid of GDP (2019)

Listen to RTBC Episode 195: A Big Idea to Rethink the Economy (2021)


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