While there is no such thing as the best country, different media use a variety of metrics to tell us that some places are better than others.
Because “we treasure what we measure,” adding household production to the GDP would boost the value of what most women do.
Through new well-being metrics, we can see alternative criteria to which policy makers can respond after the GDP.
We can identify new GDP facts about size and wellbeing by seeing the GDP through the PPP lens of the International Comparison Program.
In Beijing, unpaid housework just got a price. Because of their new Civil Code, a Chinese judge decided that a divorce settlement had to include compensation for the former wife. He said that in addition to monthly alimony, she was…