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GDP is like a heart rate monitor: it tells us about life, but not our lives

By Peter Martin, Visiting Fellow, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
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How much cash would you need to be paid to agree to live without a smartphone for a year?

If you are like the typical American, the answer is US$10,000 – which is far, far more than what we are actually charged for having and using smartphones.

How much would you need to be paid to live without a computer?

According to the same research, just published by Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, a typical American would want US$25,000 to live computer-free…The Conversation


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