Measuring National Wellbeing - POST Note

Published 17 September 2012 | POST notes POST PN 421

Authors: Sarah Bunn

Topic: Economic policy, Incomes and poverty, International organisations, Public administration, Science, Statistics policy

Governments and other institutions worldwide are increasingly interested in measuring and monitoring wellbeing at the individual, social group and national levels. This POSTnote summarises the latest research on measuring national wellbeing, its components and causes, and examines some policy implications.

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