The Growth Delusion

This event has finished Took place on: Monday, 29th Jan 2018

David Pilling explores how economists and their cult of growth have hijacked our policy-making and infiltrated our thinking about what makes societies work. Our policies are geared relentlessly towards increasing our standard measure of growth, Gross Domestic Product. By this yardstick we have never been wealthier or happier. So why doesn't it feel that way?

David Pilling (@davidpilling) has been at the Financial Times for 25 years, first as Asia Editor and now Africa Editor.

The Department of Economics at LSE (@LSEEcon) is one of the largest economics departments in the world. Its size ensures that all areas of economics are strongly represented in both research and teaching.

The Centre For Macroeconomics (@CFMUK) brings together world-class experts to carry out pioneering research on the global economic crisis and to help design policies that alleviate it.    

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Europe/London The Growth Delusion David Pilling explores how economists and their cult of growth have hijacked our policy-making and infiltrated our thinking about what makes societies work. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2018/01/29/the-growth-delusion-161090 London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE),Lincolns Inns Fields,London,London

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