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Peter Schmidt on Moving Towards Well-being Economics

After two years of pandemic, in the midst of the new armed conflict and geopolitical tension as well as an inflation and debt crisis, pursuing the 2030 Agenda with its Sustainable Development Goals…

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The U Curve

Learn about the Happiness U-Curve, or the system that measures life experiences to determine when we have the most life satisfaction. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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The Adaptation Conundrum and Progress Paradoxes

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Introducing well-being

From Carol Graham, one of the first economists to start thinking about happiness and wellbeing as part of science, learn about happiness and its complex connection to our health, relationships and…

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Measures of well-being

Societal progress is about improvements in the well-being of people and households. Assessing such progress requires looking not only at the functioning of the economic system but also at the diverse…

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Multidimensional poverty vs. income poverty

In this video, we are going to be looking at how multidimensional poverty and income poverty are complementary measures that offer a more informed picture of poverty for policymakers. This video is…

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The MPI information platform

In this session, explore the MPI information platform, its interpretation, and how that evidence can be used for policy. By the end, you will be able to understand how to interpret the data from the…

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Policy approaches to multidimensional poverty

Multidimensional poverty encompasses the various deprivations experienced by poor people in their daily lives – such as poor health, lack of education, inadequate living standards,…

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Automation, Work and Wellbeing: Lessons from History

This lecture is about long run trends in automation and technological change and its impacts on work and well being for the population. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Measuring Well-Being

This lecture examines the different ways to measure well-being in a country, introducing the Human Development Index as an alternative as well as subjective well being. It also examines the dangers…

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Who Can Deliver the Housing We Need?

This video is part of Module 3: How can we reduce urban poverty and make cities inclusive and safe? Failure to incorporate urban priorities into the global development agenda carries serious…

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Why Sustainable Development is Important: Happiness and Wellbeing

This chapter describes why the concept of sustainable development is so important, why it is so important that we orient towards the three objectives of prosperity, social fairness, and environmental…

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Six Sources of Wellbeing

This chapter focuses o the six sources of well-being, challenging the traditional capitalist idea that consumers will maximize their well-being and instead looking at the structure of society. This…

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Making the Case for the Anthropocene

It is important to recognize that we are in the Anthropocene. If we recognize that we are in the driving seat of changing the conditions for world development, it profoundly shapes our attention in…

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Data for Accountability and Decision-making

Metrics and quantification are essential for measuring SDG progress, and in this chapter, Professor Sachs explores a number of ways that SDG metrics are becoming available through Voluntary National…

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Health and Wellbeing

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses the second key transformation, health and wellbeing. The many dimensions of achieving this transformation are considered, including access to universal…

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