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What’s the best country to live in?


5,295 Questions Answered

TEDEd Animation

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What’s the best country to live in? Is it the one with the best food? The longest life expectancy? The best weather? For the past 70 years, most governments have relied heavily on a single number: the Gross Domestic Product, or GDP. But it was never intended for its current purpose; and some argue that we are addicted to making it grow. Explore the different ways countries measure quality of life.

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Meet The Creators

  • Director Xenia Galchin, AIM Creative Studios
  • Script Writer Harriet Constable, Elizabeth Cox
  • Narrator George Zaidan
  • Storyboard Artist Xenia Galchin
  • Animator Xenia Galchin, André Cunha, Ana Farinha, Daniela Carvalho
  • Illustrator Xenia Galchin
  • Music André Aires
  • Sound Designer André Aires
  • AIM Creative Studios Producer Tiago Ribeiro
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Producer Alexandra Zubak
  • Associate Producer Sazia Afrin
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer George Zaidan, Elizabeth Cox
  • Expert Consultant Jason Hickel, Andrew Fanning
  • Special Thanks Anna Bruce-Lockhart, World Economic Forum

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