The GDP-Wellbeing Gap

Ed note. This piece originally appeared in Project Syndicate and is reprinted with permission. KUALA LUMPUR – The link between economic growth and human wellbeing seems obvious. Indeed, as measured by gross domestic product, economic growth is widely viewe...

China’s Urban Future, Re-Imagined.

Ed note. This post by World Bank economist Bert Hofman originally appeared in Project Syndicate and is reprinted with permission.  BEIJING – Around 100 million Chinese live in extreme poverty, and roughly 275 million spend less than $2 a day. The overwhelming...