The Health of Nations

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Season 6, Episode 41

This week on Freakonomics Radio: for decades, G.D.P. has been a standard way of measuring living standards around the world. Martha Nussbaum tells Stephen J. Dubner that she’d rather use some better data. Plus: Steve Ballmer wants to know how the U.S. government actually using its G.D.P.

To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “The Health of Nations” and “Hoopers! Hoopers! Hoopers!

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