You’re Growing Older … Is Your Life Getting Better Or Worse?

You’re Growing Older … Is Your Life Getting Better Or Worse?

Robert F. Kennedy once said that GDP, or gross domestic product, “measures everything … except that which makes life worthwhile.”

GDP, in case you weren’t paying attention in Econ 101, looks at economic activity as a way to size up how a country is doing.

RFK has a point. The status of a country amounts to more than the number of goods it produces and sells. Psychology professor Arthur Stone says, “Right now, there’s a lot of dissatisfaction in using GDP as a measure of a country’s progress.”

So then what do you use?

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