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Economics: Starting out

A guide to resources for Economics

Welcome to your Economics Subject Guide!

The purpose of this guide is to help you with your study and research in the field of Economics by gathering all the resources that you will need (books, journals, databases, websites and a referencing guide) into one place.

Please contact your Faculty Librarians, Jill Otto , Sue Rionda & Mbuleli Mpokela, for additional information and assistance.

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What the Social Progress Index can reveal about your country


Michael Green: What the Social Progress Index can reveal about your country

The term Gross Domestic Product is often talked about as if it were “handed down from god on tablets of stone.” But this concept was invented by an economist in the 1920s. We need a more effective measurement tool to match 21st century needs, says Michael Green: the Social Progress Index. With charm and wit, he shows how this tool measures societies across the three dimensions that actually matter. And reveals the dramatic reordering of nations that occurs when you use it.

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