GNP has expenditure sectors, too

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 02/04/2023

The gross national product (GNP) of the Philippines is the money value of all goods and services produced in a given time period by Filipino entities. As a measure of aggregate economic activity, it works; more GNP…

Monitoring human well-being

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 12/03/2022

Upon invitation of the National Economic and Development Authority, I was a panelist at its recent monitoring and evaluation network forum (11/28/22). There I showed the time-charts of four of the Social Weather Stations quarterly indicators of…

Is workers’ well-being progressing?

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 11/19/2022

Last week, I argued for a very simple, reliable, and practical indicator of Progress, with a capital P: Progress is a situation when more people say that their Quality of Life got better, than say it got…

Who cares about GNP or GDP?

Mahar Mangahas - @inquirerdotnet 10/01/2022

What’s the difference? Both the gross national product (GNP) and the gross domestic product (GDP) are sum totals of the money-value of goods and services produced over some period of time. The former refers to what is…

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