Measuring Human Well-being: Key Findings and Policy Lessons

McGillivray, Mark and Clark, David (2007). Measuring Human Well-being: Key Findings and Policy Lessons. United Nations University Press.

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  • Author McGillivray, Mark
    Clark, David
    Title Measuring Human Well-being: Key Findings and Policy Lessons
    Volume/Issue No. 3
    Publication Date 2007-03-27
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher United Nations University Press
    Pages 7
    Language eng
    Abstract This Policy Brief is an outcome of the UNU-WIDER research project ‘Social Development Indicators’. The overall aim of the project was to provide insights into how human well-being might be better conceptualized and, in particular, measured, by reviewing various concepts and measures and then offering recommendations for future practice and research. This Policy Brief outlines a contextual background to the project, by introducing some key concepts and measures used in assessing achieved well-being, especially at the national level. Highlighted are some of the best known and most widely used well-being measures. The Policy Brief then provides an overview of the five edited volumes that have emerged from the project, summarizing some of the main conclusions.
    Copyright Holder United Nations University
    Copyright Year 2007
    Copyright type Creative commons
    ISSN 1814802
    ISBN 9789280830
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