Life Beyond Growth
AtKisson, 2012by: AtKisson The Life Beyond Growth publication by AtKisson for the Institute for Studies in Happiness, Economy and Society, explores, as a basis, alternatives and complements to GDP] Measured growth as a framing concept for social progress. The report begins by analysing the history of the economic growth paradigm, summarising the key factors that hav supported the dominance of ggrowthh in global history, and then continues to provide insight on some of the contemporary political factors and technical initiatives that have led to new thinking on green growth and human well]being as indicators for social progress.
The document aims to provide a summation of the current state of the art in relation to rethinking economic growth in favour of alternative models such as green growth. It concludes with a section on the ethics of growth and happiness and a vision for the future.