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Jon Hall is back working at the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Prior to this, he spent over five years at the OECD, mainly managing The Global Project on Measuring the Progress of Societies, hosted by the OECD Statistics Directorate. He also worked in the OECD’s development directorate on statistical capacity building. He came to the OECD from the Australian Bureau of Statistics where he spent seven years, mainly leading a ground-breaking project to publish the first set of measures of Australia’s progress, a publication that went on to top the Bulletin magazine’s social category in their ‘Smart 100’ awards.
He has a degree in maths and a master’s degree in statistics from the UK and an executive masters in public service administration from the Australian and New Zealand School of Government. An Australian and British citizen, Jon has also worked for the British public service and for the World Food Program in Zambia.
Papers, Reports and Publications
- Developing Societal Progress Indicators: A Practical Guide, 2010, Dennis Trewin and Jon Hall, OECD
- A Framework to Measure the Progress of Societies, 2010, Jon Hall, Enrico Giovannini, Adolfo Morrone and Giulia Ranuzzi, OECD
- The Measurement of Progress and the Role of Education, 2008, Jon Hall and Erica Matthews, OECD.
- Measuring Well-being and Societal Progress, 2007, Enrico Giovannini and Jon Hall (OECD Statistics Directorate) and Marco Mira d’Ercole (OECD Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs)
- Measuring Progress – An Australian Travelogue, 2005, Jon Hall, Journal of Official Statistics
- Measures of Australia’s Progress – A Case Study of a National Report Based on Key Economic, Social, and Environment Indicators, 2004, Dennis Trewin and Jon Hall in Statistics, Knowledge and Policy: Key Indicators to Inform Decision Making OECD
- Collaborating with Civil Society: Reflections from Australia, 2004, Jon Hall, Chris Carswell, René Jones and David Yencken in Statistics, Knowledge and Policy: Key Indicators to Inform Decision Making OECD
- Measures of Australia’s Progress, 2004, Australian Bureau of Statistics
- Measuring Australia’s Progress, 2002, Australian Bureau of Statistics
- The Global Project on Measuring the Progress of Societies: A Toolkit for Practitioners Presentation from the 3rd OECD World Forum, Busan, Korea, 2009, (Jon Hall was the OECD Manager of the Global Project on Measuring the Progress of Societies at the time of this presentation)
- Global Project of Measuring the Progress of Societies, Keynote Presentation, The 3rd International Conference on Gross National Happiness World Views Make a Difference: Towards Global Transformation. Nongkhai and Bangkok, Thailand, 22 – 24 and 26 – 28 November 2007
- Partnerships towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals- Taking Stock, Moving Forward, Jon Hall (OECD) during the United Nation General Assembly’s Informal Thematic Debate on Development
27 November 2006
- Asian Perspectives on qualitative growth, July 2010, Sourav Roy, Al Jazeera Centre for Studies(Report)
- A Better Measure than GDP 02.11.2009, TIME
- The 5th International Gross National Happiness Conference, 02.12.2009 WorldChanging Blog
- Dispatch from the 4th International Conference on Gross National Happiness 01.12.2008 In the fray blog
- From homo economicus to homo edoctus: evolution in the information age 05.08.2010
- East meets West 08.07.2010
- Dethroning GDP: the King is dead, long live the King? 02.06.2010
- On Commuting and Costa Rica: Bright Lights and Stop Lights …. PART II 16.03.2010
- Using policy to shape wellbeing: using wellbeing to shape policy 09.02.2010
- Wellbeing: Not just a luxury for the rich 26.01.2010
Link to Jon Hall’s user profile on wikiprogress