Goodhart's law

Goodharts law,

Definition of Goodharts law:

  1. A theory introduced by Professor Charles Goodhart stating that when a measure becomes the target, it can no longer be used as the measure. Goodharts law was originally applied to the stability of economic spending and is now used to point out the problem of assigning value to a specific variable to be used as an indicator.

Meaning of Goodharts law & Goodharts law Definition