Category Archives: British Academy Debates

Gus O’Donnell on well-being

Gus O’Donnell FBA, Chair of The Commission on Wellbeing and Policy answers the following questions:

What is the role of GDP in assessing well-being?
Why did the government use GDP to measure well-being?
What are the limitations of GDP?
Should …

British Academy Debates on Immigration

This autumn the British Academy series of debates look at immigration.

By Professor Robin Cohen and Professor Ian Goldin

Migration is a topic that has generated much more heat than light.

Politicians, journalists and a wide array of commentators regularly express opinions regarding the costs and benefits of migration. The consistent …