Daily Archives: Mar 31, 2012

The growth map, growth rates, China’s growth: markets and policy makers are obsessed with growth. Is there more to life, even for the rapidly growing emerging markets?

The Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, which has a population of 700,000, is the only country in the world that measures its progress by how happy its people are. Thirty years after the country developed this unique development method, Jigme Y Thinley, Bhutan’s prime minister, is in New York to convince the world that rather than growth, happiness and well-being are better measures of progress. Who’s listening? Continue reading »