Fausta Pellizzari

On the Evolution of the Concept of Development and the Way to Measure it

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Development is a complex concept requiring ethical thoughts and assessments on growth, progress, wellbeing, human values, income and wellbeing distribution. This paper offers a survey of the economic contributions to defining and improving the concept of development and of the methods to measure progress and failure that accompanied the evolution of the way of thinking about development. Having the right indicators to measure progress and wellbeing is essential to promote them.

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