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Features by Emilie Mutert

Best-Ever Super Bowl Ads: Jordan/Bird McDonald's

I like it because of all the crazy shots. Check out other Super Bowl ads that the Marketplace staff picked here.
Posted In: advertising, business of sports, football, Larry Bird, McDonald's, Michael Jordan, Super Bowl

Alternative Indicator: Green GDP

The Green Gross Domestic Product is an economic growth index that quantifies and calculates the environmental consequences of that growth....
Posted In: alternative indicator, China, GDP, green gross domestic product, new numbers

Alternative Indicator: The Big Mac Index

A Big Mac can do much more than satiate our appetite for burgers that require three pieces of bread: it can give us a lens through which to compa...
Posted In: alternative indicator, big mac, economy 4.0, new numbers, purchasing power parity

Alternative Indicator: The Misery Index

Want to see just how half-empty your country's economic glass is? It's as simple as calculating the Misery Index....
Posted In: alternative indicator, economy 4.0, misery index, new numbers

Alternative Indicator: The Genuine Progress Index

There's more to evaluating a country's well-being than merely looking at GDP - that's why the non-profit public policy institute Redefining...
Posted In: alternative indicator, genuine progress index, new numbers

Alternative Indicator: Brought to You by Google

Using its massive collection of e-shopping data, Google is working on an index that accounts for a daily measure of inflation. What is it? Ther...
Posted In: alternative indicator, Google, new numbers, price index

Alternative Indicator: The Happy Planet Index

The ambitious Happy Planet Index hopes to bring the lives of everyone on the planet into a perspective that balances what's most important to our...
Posted In: alternative indicator, happy planet index, new numbers

Alternative Indicator: The Human Development Index

Reminding us that, at the very least, our species is still developing, the Human Development Index attempts to rate and rank countries according ...
Posted In: alternative indicator, human development index, new numbers, United Nations

Alternative Indicator: The Well-Being Index

How many people do you have to poll to accurately evaluate a country's well-being? The answer, according to polling giants Gallup and disease man...
Posted In: indicator, new numbers, well being index
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