Well-being and Public Policy

Wed 4 Mar 2015, 18:00 - 19:30

Senate House, London

What difference should different concepts of well-being make to the way we approach public policy? How does the concept of well-being influence policy makers and governments? What do voters expect of government in terms of promoting well-being? How is the available information and research used and how should it be? 

This event was part of the British Academy Debates on Well-being.


Lord Gus O'Donnell, Chair of The Commission on Wellbeing and Policy
Nic Marks, Founder of the Centre for Well-being at  the New Economics Foundation
Dr David Halpern, Chief Executive of the Behavioural Insights Team
Serena Kutchinsky, Digital editor of Prospect Magazine

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