e-Frame European Framework for Measuring Progress

WP10 NSI’s activities on Beyond GDP

Leader:INSEE
Participants:Istat, CBS, ONS, OECD
Starting time:January 2012
Objectives: Sponsorship group is expected to finish its work during summer 2011, our project can therefore propose some follow-up activities for a further discussion with different stakeholders over the results of the Group and of the OECD Expert groups. The results of the joint UNECE/OECD/Eurostat Task Force for Measuring Sustainable Development (TFSD) will also be taken on board. The objective of WP10 is to provide a comprehensive overview of existing practices for the measurement of well-being within European National Statistical Institutes such as the institution of specific offices, production of synthetic indicators, creation of cross-cutting publication dedicated to the issue and other dissemination tools. WP10 will also therefore Support NSIs for the implementation of the recommendations proposed by the Sponsorship Group and of the OECD Expert groups recommending future research priorities.
Description of work:Task 1: Inventory of existing practices among NSIs on the measurement of well-being (INSEE)
The launch of this inventory will be preceded by a meeting, hosted by Insee, to which representatives from all European NSIs will be invited.

Task 2: Building of a consistent system of measurement (INSEE)
The findings of this report will be presented during a meeting, hosted by Insee, to which representatives from all European NSIs will be invited.

Task 3: Identifying specific challenges in statistical measurement (INSEE)
All major tasks will be performed by INSEE with the occasional assistance of partners to coordinate with their work packages.
Deliverables:
    D10.1: Survey template used to produce the inventory of existing practices on the measurement of well-being (November 2012)
    D10.2: Typology of statistical systems for the measurement of progress, well-being and sustainability (June 2014)
    D10.3: Report on the identification of the specific challenges faced when measuring well-being (June 2014)