Improving wellbeing through evidence-informed policy

Meetings

APPG Inquiry, Evidence session 1: Culture

11th December 2013 The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Wellbeing Economics held an inquiry into how policy can increase wellbeing without increasing public expenditure. This took place over a...

Happy workers = Business growth?

17th May 2012 The panellists discussed whether promoting the wellbeing of employees helps increase workplace productivity and business profit, and then took questions from the audience. Speakers:–...

Is economic growth essential for wellbeing?

31st January 2012 The meeting explored whether economic growth is essential to our wellbeing in the short and long-term; whether it is possible to move to a new economic model where growth, as...

Wellbeing statistics: how will Whitehall respond?

2nd November 2011Sir Gus O’Donnell, the Cabinet Secretary and Head of the Civil Service, discussed how Whitehall could use the wellbeing statistics in the policy making and evaluation process...

Wellbeing and public policy

5th July 2011Professor Seligman, founder of positive psychology and past President of the American Psychological Association, has written extensively on the subject of wellbeing...

Measuring wellbeing and the implications for policy

16th February 2011The meeting explored the Office of National Statistic’s plans to measure ‘national wellbeing’ and how those statistics could be used in the policy making process. Speakers:– Jil...

Improving wellbeing through evidence-informed policy