The Changing Wealth of Nations 2021 : Managing Assets for the Future

The report points out that countries that are depleting their resources for short-term gains are wasting their future on unsustainable development. Global wealth has generally grown, but at the expense of future prosperity and worsening inequalities, according to the World Bank’s new Changing Wealth of Nations report. Although GDP is used to measure economic growth, this study advocates new ways of taking natural, human and produced capital into account, as a way of understanding whether growth is sustainable.

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