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Chapter 3 footnotes

1 Financial Times, 18/2/93   Back to main text

2 Telephone conversation with Centre Point, 30 July, 1994.   Back to main text

3 The total number of burglaries in England and Wales in 1971 was 451,537, and the number of thefts and cases of handling stolen goods recorded by the police was 1,003,645. The total number of thefts of all types was therefore 1,454,172. In 1992, there were 1,355,274 burglaries and 2,851,638 cases of theft and handling, giving a total of 4,206,912 crimes, which is 2.98 times higher. Figures supplied by the Home Office Press Office, 9/6/94.  Back to main text

4 After the Gold Rush, Century, London, 1994, p50.  Back to main text

5 The Guardian, 3/11/93 and 12/10/94  Back to main text

6 The Guardian, 13/4/95  Back to main text

7 The Death of Money, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1993, p. 51.  Back to main text

8 Statistics supplied by the National Union of Knotwear and Allied Trades, 13/6/94  Back to main text

9 Author's estimate.  Back to main text

10 See Chakravarthi Raghavan, Third World Resurgence, No. 29-30, January 1993, p. 42  Back to main text

11 Telephone conversation.  Back to main text

12 'The Share of Wages in the National Income' , Economic Journal, June 1952.  Back to main text

13 The deficiencies of national income as an indicator of economic welfare are discussed at greater length in my book The Growth Illusion (pp9-14). There is also a discussion of the pioneer attempts to improve on it.  Back to main text

14 Measuring Sustainable Economic Welfare - A Pilot Index: 1950-1990, Stockholm Environment Institute, Box 2142, S-103 14 , Stockholm, Sweden, and New Economics Foundation, London.  Back to main text

15 The Genuine Progress Indicator: Summary of Data and Methodology, by Clifford Cobb and Ted Halstead, September 1994, available from Redefining Progress, 116, New Montgomery, Room 209, San Francisco, CA 94105.  Back to main text

16 Towards a Sustainable Economy- Six proposals to take a new look at statistical figures by Hans Diefenbacher, mimeo, n.d., available from the author at FEST, Schmeilweg 5, D-69118, Heidelberg, Germany.  Back to main text

17 Social Trends, HMSO, 1994.  Back to main text

18 Quoted in an article on the growth of an underclass in Europe as a result of long-term unemployment, 30/7/94.  Back to main text

19 The Economist, 25/9/93.  Back to main text

20 The Economist, 1/10/94, Global Economic Survey, p7.  Back to main text

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