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  • PARIS21

    PARIS21 The Partnership in Statistics for Development in the 21st Century (PARIS21) is a joint project by the UN, the European Commission, the OECD, the International Monetary Fund, and the World Bank. It was founded in November 1999 following the UN Economic and Social Council resolution on the goals of the UN Conference on Development. […]

  • The Centre for Bhutan Studies

      About The Centre for Bhutan Studies is located in Thimphu, Bhutan and was founded in 1999. The aims to promote research and scholarship on Bhutan. The centre is also the co-founder of the School for Wellbeing Studies and Research in Thailand. See Also Correspondents Human Well-Being Bhutan   External Links The Centre for Bhutan […]

  • Report by the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress

    Report by the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress Author Joseph E. Stiglitz (Columbia University), Amartya Sen (Harvard University) & Jean-Paul Fitoussi (IEP) Organisation Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress Date 2008 Type Report     Content Chapter 1: Classical GDP Chapter 2: Quality of Life Chapter […]

  • The School for Wellbeing

    About The School for Wellbeing is based at the Department of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. It was founded in 2009 together with the Sathirakoses Nagapradipa Foundation, Thailand and the Centre for Bhutan Studies, Bhutan. The School is an independent think tank that analyses and supports the reasearch in policy development and social movements […]

  • A Framework to Measure the Progress of Societies

    Abstract Over the last three decades, a number of frameworks have been developed to promote and measure well-being, quality of life, human development and sustainable development. Some frameworks use a conceptual approach while others employ a consultative approach, and different initiatives to measure progress will require different frameworks. The aim of this paper is to […]

  • Arizona Indicators

      About Arizona Indicators is an initiative that was founded in 2007 and aims for a central resource for data and insights to help support policy making and public awareness of Arizona’s competitiveness and other issues.[1] Arizona Indicators presents information about Arizona, United States in eleven different content areas with interactive data visualizations and mapping […]

  • Multidimensional Poverty Index

    What is the Multidimensional Poverty Index?  The Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) is published by Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Human Development Report. It aims to give a “multidimensional picture of people living in poverty.” [1] and measures poverty at the individual level in education, health and […]

  • Climate change, conflict and fragility

    Climate change, conflict and fragility Author Dan Smith and Janani Vivekananda Organisation International Alert Date 2009 Type Working Paper     Abstract As climate change unfolds, one of its effects is a heightened risk of violent conflict. This risk is at its sharpest in poor, badly governed countries, many of which have a recent history […]

  • Failed States Index

    Video Who’s to Blame for Failed States? About The Failed States Index (FSI) is published annually since 2005 by Foreign Policy and the Fund for Peace. The FSI aims to encourage ideas for promoting greater stability worldwide. How to measure the Failed States Index The Failed States Index uses twelve indicators to detect the states at […]

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