Items Tagged with 'GDP'


Professors make case for ‘green GDP’

The method takes into account the economic impact of resource depletion.

February 20, 2015
Standard practice for determining a country’s economic growth and overall wealth has been to look at gross domestic product, but two Calvin College professors argue GDP is an outdated measurement tool that doesn’t take into account the value of natural resources or the impact of their depletion on an economy. Read More

2015 forecast: a new age of wealth and poverty

January 16, 2015
It seems like a betrayal of the “dismal science” to give a relatively optimistic current economic analysis and forecast. Read More

Several looming factors signal economic caution

March 15, 2013
Think the heart of the economy in West Michigan and the nation is beating stronger? Read More