National Well-being

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Aims to promote discussion and debate on the development of new measures of national well-being and how they can be used to meet the needs of policy and the public. This is a new community in its early stages.

Latest Discussion Posts

  • I need some advice on how to deal with widely differing individual response patterns to (mostly) 0-10 scales used to measure satisfaction with life and life domains, happiness, anxiety and other constructs in the SPSS files for the following surveys: ...

  • We are very grateful to the RSS Official Statistics Section for organising this RSS Ordinary Meeting, where we could present our paper. We are especially delighted that there were 24 contributions to the discussion. Our paper and the discussion are ...

  • Tony Whiffen (Welsh Government) has kindly prepared the following summary of the meeting, and with thanks to all the presenters, the slides are appended: What should I do if I had a hypothetical 1m to spend on poverty statistics in Wales? That was ...

  • With apologies for any cross-posting, this is to announce a seminar organised by the RSS South Wales group, to be held in Cardiff on the afternoon of Weds 28th September. Full details are here: https://www.statslife.org.uk/events/eventdetail/728/-/poverty-and-inequality-in-wales-statistics-for-action ...

  • David Hand and I are pleased to be giving a paper at the RSS on the evening of 15 June. Do come along and join in the discussion! Our paper and details of the meeting are here: https://www.statslife.org.uk/events/events-calendar/eventdetail/670/-/ordinary-meeting-new-statistics-for-old-measuring-the-wellbeing-of-the-uk ...

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