Category Archives: well-being

social progress index

Social Progress Index

The Social Progress Index measures the extent to which countries provide for the social and environmental needs of their citizens. It measures the well-being of a society by observing social and environmental outcomes directly rather than the economic factors. It does not

social progress index

Social Progress Index

The Social Progress Index measures the extent to which countries provide for the social and environmental needs of their citizens. It measures the well-being of a society by observing social and environmental outcomes directly rather than the economic factors. It does not

Paris new housing policy

What can you do when a once socially mixed neighborhood starts turning into a “ghetto for the rich”? Quite a lot, according to the city of Paris. As part of a massive home-building drive, the government of France’s capital has

Paris new housing policy

What can you do when a once socially mixed neighborhood starts turning into a “ghetto for the rich”? Quite a lot, according to the city of Paris. As part of a massive home-building drive, the government of France’s capital has

Inequality and growth

Reducing income inequality would boost economic growth, according to new OECD analysis. This work finds that countries where income inequality is decreasing grow faster than those with rising inequality. The single biggest impact on growth is the widening gap between

Inequality and growth

Reducing income inequality would boost economic growth, according to new OECD analysis. This work finds that countries where income inequality is decreasing grow faster than those with rising inequality. The single biggest impact on growth is the widening gap between