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.

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  • Thanks for these comments. I think there are some very good points raised. I and others in the ONS have spent a long time listening to the debate about GDP and well-being – the recent Indigo Prize competition was a great way of seeing the issues, ...

  • To Jonathan Athow, Deputy National Statistician, ONS Dear Jonathan, Very interesting blog on GDP . While I agree wholeheartedly with your title, that GDP is a worthwhile but incomplete measure, there are many aspects of what you say that I think need ...

  • Hello In my role as chair of the Advisory Panel of the What Works Centre for Wellbeing, can I draw your attention to the series of reports and briefings that are published by the Centre. The latest evidence review from the Centre is on visual art, mental ...

  • David Hand and I would like to draw to your attention our new paper, proposing how national wellbeing accounts might be developed drawing on the existing system of national accounts. We would, of course, be happy to discuss it with you and we welcome ...

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