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Animation: Well-Being in the New Economy

Do we need to rethink how we measure economic well-being? The leading indicator GDP looks at the value of goods and services but does not consider many quality of life issues, such as a clean environment. Watch this animation, part of "How the New Economy Works," to see why coming up with alternative measures may be a good idea.
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Through documentary segments and interviews with original thinkers, Now on PBS pursues the stories overlooked by other public affairs programs, and travels the nation to shed light on public policy issues that have an impact on working Americans. David Brancaccio hosts.

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