Investors need a new measure of economic growth

Stephanie Kelly | Aberdeen Standard Investments | 19 February 2019 | 0.25 CE

Much macroeconomic analysis serving the investment community is very narrow in scope. By focusing too much on the short-term, the more persistent forces and trends that drive longer-term economic progress and asset returns are less well understood – and ESG factors are ignored all together. A new indicator of national progress for 135 countries measures economic dynamism and progress on mee...

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