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Measuring Wellbeing and the Potential for Democratic Engagement

Wellbeing measures are increasingly popular around the world. David Cameron himself went into the last election promising to develop a national approach to measuring wellbeing. However, whilst the ONS has been developing a set of measures, policy makers’ interest in well-being seems to have been eclipsed by a myopic prioritisation of deficit reduction. At their best, wellbeing …

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