New metric is labeled GDP-B, as it captures the benefits associated with new and free goods and thus goes “beyond GDP”

GDP-B: ACCOUNTING FOR THE VALUE OF NEW AND FREE GOODS IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY ABSTRACT The welfare contributions of the digital economy, characterized by the proliferation of new and free goods, are not well-measured in our current national accounts. We derive explicit terms for the welfare contributions of these goods and introduce a new metric, … Continue reading New metric is labeled GDP-B, as it captures the benefits associated with new and free goods and thus goes “beyond GDP”

Report details the American workplace as physically and emotionally taxing, both for workers and their families

This report introduces the American Working Conditions Survey (AWCS), a survey of individuals designed to collect detailed information on a broad range of working conditions in the American workplace. Citation: Maestas, Nicole, Kathleen J. Mullen, David Powell, Till von Wachter, and Jeffrey B. Wenger, Working Conditions in the United States: Results of the 2015 American Working … Continue reading Report details the American workplace as physically and emotionally taxing, both for workers and their families