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.