Should governments measure well-being?

by | Feb 3, 2011


Here’s a brief video of an event I attended yesterday, held by the Franco-British Council, about new French and British government initiatives to measure well-being.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZN9Jtea1Hfs[/youtube]

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    <strong><a href="http://www.globaldashboard.org/author/jules-evans/">Jules Evans</a> </strong> is a freelance journalist and writer, who covers two main areas: philosophy and psychology (for publications including The Times, Psychologies, New Statesman and his website, <a href="http://philosophyforlife.org">Philosophy for Life</a>), and emerging markets (for publications including The Spectator, Economist, Times, Euromoney and Financial News).


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