Beyond GDP


Beyond GDP

Measurement Series

Monday 16 October 2017, 16:30 — 19:00

At the third session of the Measurement in the Modern Economy series, hosted by the Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence (ESCoE), Carol Corrado of The Conference Board assesses what we might do to “fix” GDP. Cecilia Jona-Lasinio of ISTAT and the LUISS Lab of European Economics uses novel databases to explore global value chains.

This event will take place at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR), 2 Dean Trench Street, Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HE.


16:00 Registration

16:30 Introductions by Richard Heys, Deputy Chief Economist, ONS

16:35 Presentations

Knowledge-based capital and value creation in global supply chains by Cecilia Jona-Lasinio, ISTAT and LUISS Lab of European Economics, (with Stefano Manzocchi and Valentina Meliciani)

Fixing GDP Versus Going Beyond GDP: Are These Really Different?, by Carol Corrado, The Conference Board

17:35 Discussion

18:15 Refreshments