Competition winners: 10 copies of Diane Coyle’s GDP: A Brief but Affectionate History

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.

Simon Kuznets

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

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Jim Leaviss

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