Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Democracy Does Cause Growth

We provide evidence that democracy has a significant and robust positive effect on GDP. Our empirical strategy relies on a dichotomous measure of democracy coded from several sources to reduce … Continue reading

Friday, 3 June 2016 · Leave a comment

Degrowing Our Way to Genuine Progress

Erik Assadourian – Since the very creation of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) indicator, people have criticized it as a poor measure of societal progress. Even the father of the … Continue reading

Tuesday, 5 November 2013 · Leave a comment