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Wellbeing as economic steer – New Zealand leading the pack (again)?

Today the ONS has published its latest GDP statistics, showing that UK GDP grew by 0.3% in the three months to May 2019. This monthly release typically attracts widespread media...

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It’s time to recognise the power of individuals and communities and create a more Enabling State

Now, perhaps more than ever, our peer-to-peer interactions, social networks and relationships, matter. The importance of personal agency and control in the decisions that affect our lives should not...

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Talking Points: June 2019 

This month’s Talking Points reflects on the causes of inequality and puts forward some suggestions for tackling poverty rather than just more ‘bad news’. We also look at the...

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New book explores wellbeing in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Wellbeing and Devolution: Reframing the Role of Governments in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, by Jennifer Wallace, Head of Policy at Carnegie UK, looks at ‘why each of the...

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Talking Points: May 2019

A big story this month is the launch of a new review of inequality in the UK, but will it make a difference? Discussion of the four-day (or shorter)...

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Will government look different if wellbeing is its guiding star?

The devolved governments of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have all three put wellbeing at the heart of their approach – codifying their values and goals within wellbeing frameworks...

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