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Measuring well-being: what you ask is what you get - or is it?

Pudney, S and Jackle, AE (2012) 'Measuring well-being: what you ask is what you get - or is it?' In: McFall, SL, (ed.) Understanding Society: findings 2012. ISER, creators - J=E4ckle=3AAnnette_E=3A=3A. ISBN 978 1 85871 163 8

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In policy circles, well-being is in the air. In November 2010, the British Prime Minister announced plans for the Office for National Statistics to develop official measures of wellbeing, observing that ?prosperity alone can't deliver a better life?. Other national governments and international organisations are making similar extensions to the range of welfare indicators they produce and monitor.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Social Sciences > Institute for Social and Economic Research
Depositing User: Clare Chatfield
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2014 15:42
Last Modified: 17 Aug 2017 17:47

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