Gdp  


Gdp
Icon Books | March 2, 2021 | 304 pages
ISBN: 9781785787119

A highly topical look at the formula that dominates global economies, and why it has outlived its usefulness. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is the world's economic health-check, an influential ranking of global prosperity. A rising number is manna for markets and keeps business buzzing; a falling one is a portent of doom for everyone. But, as science writer Ehsan Masood deftly shows in this second edition of GDP, that the measure can be unforgiving for those countries that cannot be - or choose not to be - outlined by its rules.