Tag Archives: Social indicators

Measuring the Digital Transformation: A Roadmap for the Future

The OECD has just published the report “Measuring the Digital Transformation: A Roadmap for the Future“. This report provides new insights into the state of the digital transformation by mapping indicators across a range of areas – from education and innovation, to trade and economic and social outcomes – against current digital policy issues, as …
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How’s Life in the Digital Age?

The OECD has recently published the report “How’s Life in the Digital Age? – Opportunities and Risks of the Digital Transformation for People’s Well-being“. This report documents how the ongoing digital transformation is affecting people’s lives across the 11 key dimensions that make up the How’s Life? Well-being Framework (Income and wealth, Jobs and earnings, …
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How’s Life? 2017

The OECD has recently published the report “How’s Life? – Measuring well-being”. How’s Life? 2017 charts the promises and pitfalls for people’s well-being in 35 OECD countries and 6 partner countries. It presents the latest evidence from 50 indicators, covering both current well-being outcomes and resources for future well-being, and including changes since 2005. During …
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OECD: The Rise of Inequality and Social Divisions

The OECD has just published the report “Society at a Glance 2014: The Crisis and Its Aftermath”. According to the study, income inequality and social division have risen sharply since the beginning of the economic crisis. The economic crisis has disproportionately hit the most vulnerable in society, and their conditions could continue to worsen unless …
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Measuring Well-being

The Commission on Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress, chaired by Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz, has presented its report this week. It contains 12 recommendations, whose main message is to shift the focus of statistics from a production perspective to one centered on “well-being” and sustainability, calling on economists and politicians to abandon their …
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Society at a Glance – Asia/Pacific 2009 Edition

Society at a Glance – Asia/Pacific 2009, published by OECD/Korea Policy Center, offers an overview of social trends and policies across Asia-Pacific economies. It includes indicators regarding self-sufficiency, equity, health and social cohesion, risk factors, public health challenges, alcohol and tobacco use, and public policies and institutions. These indicators can help provide a better understanding …
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