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Gus O’Donnell on well-being

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Gus O’Donnell FBA, Chair of The Commission on Wellbeing and Policy answers the following questions:

What is the role of GDP in assessing well-being?
Why did the government use GDP to measure well-being?
What are the limitations of GDP?
Should government attempt to measure well-being?
How should well-being statistics influence policy decisions?

To find out more: The British Academy Debates – Well-being.