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Welfare states and wellbeing

We look at what wellbeing data can tell us about strategies and policies that seem to improve quality of life in some countries.

In this video we discuss that wellbeing data has the potential to strengthen the development of successful strategies and policies. Looking at those countries that are usually ranked highly in wellbeing comparisons points at the relevance of wider societal factors that need to be considered if we want to improve quality of life.

We also argue that wellbeing indicators can be useful, but need to be complemented by meaningful conversations about cultural contexts and what it is we want to achieve.

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