Diane Coyle came in to talk about her study of the history of Gross Domestic Product a couple of weeks ago. You can watch a short interview we did with her here. We also offered you a chance to win a copy of her book, and we had over 60 correct answers to this question: he’s regarded as one of the creators of modern GDP statistics, but in 1934 he told Congress that “the welfare of a nation can scarcely be inferred from a measurement of national income”. Who is he?
The answer is Simon Kuznets. You can read about him here.
These were the first 10 names out of the hat and win a copy of book. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.
- Callum Stokeld — Augustine
- Sandy Sharp — Moodys
- Charles-Antoine de Bellefroid — Puilaetco Dewaay Private Bankers
- James Norman — Dankes Bank
- Michael Müller — Attrax S.A.
- David Malkin — Hamlyn Financial Services
- Paul Garrard — Saffery Champnes
- Michael Stanley — Sanlam Private Investments
- Colin Donlon — FutureFocus Advisory Limited
- Roshan Verghese