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Monday, 14 January 2013

What makes indicators successful? Lessons from practitioners

What makes Beyond GDP indicators, or alternative indicators of progress, successful? What factors contribute to them having some impact on policy or discourse? These are some of the questions dealt with by BRAINPOoL, an EU-funded project aimed at identifying and overcoming the barriers to Beyond GDP indicators being used in policy.


One of the first stages of this project was to interview indicator producers and promoters from academia, statistics, government and civil society to understand their intentions, find out what impacts they’ve had and try to identify some common success factors. The key success factors are summarised in a short presentation.


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