Paul Allin on the Well-being of Nations

Paul Allin discusses the meaning, motivate and measurement of national well-being.  In particular, he discusses the limits of GDP measures and how they can be complimented by broader measures of well-being.  He discusses a number of issues about how to compare different measures of national progress and how these measures can be used in policy.  You can view his book here:

The Wellbeing of Nations: Meaning, Motive and Measurement