An interview realized at the occasion of the lecture of Philipp Lepenies (Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, IASS Potsdam) in the monthly seminar "Séminaire du développement durable et économie de l'environnement" organized jointly by IDDRI, the Sustainable Development Center EDF at the Ecole Polytechnique, and the Columbia Global Centers Europe at Reid Hall.
Philipp Lepenies's lecture focused on "The power of the single number. A political history of GDP" and was held in Paris in November 2013.
See the video of the lecture on IDDRI website: iddri.org/Multimedia
See the webpage of the lecture : iddri.org/Projets/Seminaire-Developpement-durable-et-economie-de-l-environnement/The-power-of-the-single-number.-A-political-history-of-gross-domestic-product