by sociologists), now widely recognized in Latin America as a key to improving overall performance; employment figures that highlight self-employment, community and family enterprises; an energy input to GNP ratio to assess overall efficiency of the processes of extraction, production, delivery and recycling of goods and services; the ratio between military and civilian expenditures, as well as the net production figures after deducting social costs, some of which are available or can be estimated, and other forms of double-counting, as well as a more careful evaluation of capital stocks of infrastructure and natural resources and their depletion. At least two environmental indicators were recommended: one to measure depletion, such as hectares of land destroyed, and the other of pollution, such as in urban areas, where large populations are exposed.
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