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ASAP is delighted our article in Nature has generated a lot of press coverage around the world. This all contributes to the ongoing debate about how to move to a new set of metrics which accurately reflect the world we are living in.
Let’s keep up the discussion!

Please find below a selection of some of the press coverage over the last few days (courtesy of the respective news organizations):

Crawford: https://crawford.anu.edu.au/news/3330/time-dethrone-gdp

Business Insider Australia: http://www.businessinsider.com.au/canberra-professor-says-gdp-is-a-poor-economic-measure-heres-why-2014-1

The Australian: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/higher-education/gdp-a-dangerously-inadequate-measure/story-e6frgcjx-1226802597914

ABC (Australia): http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-01-16/dean-dethroning-gdp-as-our-measure-of-progress/5201564

Phys.org: http://phys.org/news/2014-01-dethrone-gdp-national-success.html

The Post (South Africa): http://www.thepost.co.za/outdated-concept-of-gdp-expert-1.1632435#.UthuAGQW0Qs

shakhty.su (Russia): http://www.shakhty.su/world/news/2014/01/17/gdp/

Corriere Della Sera.it (Italy): http://numerus.corriere.it/2014/01/17/giovannini-e-altri-esperti-e-ora-di-superare-il-pil/

Fréttablaðið (Iceland): http://www.frettatiminn.is/tolublod/17_januar_2014

Culture Change: http://www.culturechange.org/cms/content/view/903/65/

University of Iceland: http://www.hi.is/frettir/leggja_til_nyja_maelikvarda_um_hagsaeld_thjoda

Morgunblaðið (Iceland): http://www.mbl.is/frettir/taekni/2014/01/16/audlindir_heimsins_eru_ekki_othrjotandi/

BBC in Iceland: http://www.ruv.is/efnahagsmal/ny-leid-til-ad-maela-velsaeld-thjoda

Bylgjan (Iceland): http://vefutvarp.visir.is/upptokur?itemid=23801

Nature.is (Iceland): http://natturan.is/frettir/7848/

News of Iceland: http://www.newsoficeland.com/component/k2/item/271-gross-domestic-product-is-a-misleading-measure-of-national-success