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Look beyond GDP numbers to understand people’s wellbeing Prof. Wahiduddin Mahmud says

The economic indicators such as GDP growth are important to assess the economic advancement of a nation. But economists and policymakers should come out of the obsession of using gross domestic product numbers and focus on the figures that people can see and relate to their lives, said two noted economists. "Economic development means an improvement in the standards of living and it is a matter of feeling. This is something that can be visible and

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