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Title: Measuring Nations’ Economic Performance: The Report of the Commission on Economic Performance and Social Progress
Author: F. Gerard Adams
Published: December 2009
Pages: 1-4
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The Report of the Commission on Economic Performance and Social Progress considers the issues of establishing a broader measure of human well-being than the per capita GDP currently used. The report evaluates the possibilities for expanding the GDP concept and other measures of well-being, and for evaluating sustainability. The Commission recognises that it will not be possible to rely on one measure, recommending the use of a dashboard of various measures, including adjusted net saving.


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