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4655.0.55.001 - Towards an integrated environmental-economic account for Australia, 2010  
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LINKING THE ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMY

Towards an integrated environmental-economic account for Australia

“What we measure affects what we do; and if our measurements are flawed, decisions may be distorted. Choices between promoting GDP and protecting the environment may be false choices once environmental degradation is appropriately included in our measurement of economic performance. So too, we often draw inferences about what are good policies by looking at what policies have promoted economic growth; but if our metrics of performance are flawed, so too may be the inferences that we draw.” 2009 Report by the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress (Stiglitz, Sen, Fitoussi)


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