Here’s Why Ignoring Unpaid Work Means Bad Policies

In this eye-opening seminar, economist Marilyn Waring throws shade at how gross domestic product (GDP) measures productivity. She makes a compelling argument as to why it’s unacceptable that unpaid home management is seen as unproductive work in the eyes of the Western-educated men who penned the concept of GDP in 1953.

Watch to find out why Waring believes this dismissive definition of unpaid work wreaks havoc when it comes to policy making.