Lorenzo Fioramonti is Professor of Political Economy at the University of Pretoria and the Director of the Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation. He explains how using GDP as a so called measurement of national success prevents the economy from working in the interests of human and environmental wellbeing. He is the author of Gross Domestic Problem: The Politics Behind the World’s Most Powerful Number, and a global thought leader in the development of the Wellbeing Economy and is co-founder of Stop-GDP.org.

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