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Economist Gene Sperling: Using Human Happiness And Well-Being To Measure The Economy

Economic health is measured with the GDP and unemployment figures, but economist Gene Sperling (@genebsperling) thinks the U.S. should instead focus on economic dignity to gauge the country’s economy. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks to Sperling, who was director of the National Economic Council under President Clinton and President Obama, about what economic dignity is and how it can be measured.

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