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Research Institute

The Credit Suisse Research Institute is Credit Suisse's in-house think tank. The Institute was established in the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis with the objective of studying long-term economic developments, which have – or promise to have – a global impact within and beyond the financial services industry.

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The Future of GDP

In the report "The Future of GDP", the Credit Suisse Research Institute together with leading experts discuss the benefits and drawbacks of gross domestic product (GDP) as a core measure for growth and social well-being, as well as alternatives worth pursuing. The power of GDP as an indicator of economic health and performance is based on the assumption that it adequately reflects the state of the respective society. However, as the world is becoming increasingly complex, interconnected and digitalized, GDP does not accurately reflect these changes and their impact on society.

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The Future of GDP