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Blogpost: What are the barriers for using Beyond-GDP indicators?

Posted date: 
Tue, 03/25/2014
Source of the information: 
The Blog Progress

This blog, written by Dora Almassy, is about the current BRAINPOol project and the barriers the project has found in trying to establish alternative indicators beyond GDP. The post is a part of the Wikiprogress series on Data and Statistics.  

The final conference of the BRAINPOol (Bringing Alternative Indicators into Policy) project takes place yesterday, on 25th March 2014, in the premises of Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Conference Centre in Paris. (Click here for the event programme.) Given the increasingly important role of Beyond GDP indicators in the economic policy debate, the event aimed to catalyse the adoption of new measures of progress, bringing together representatives from the spheres of politics, academics and civil society. During the conference, the project’s key findings and recommendations were also presented. (...)