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Research Report:

A Survey of Indicators of Economic and Social Well-being

by Andrew Sharpe

The objective of this paper is to provide a survey of the major indicators of economic and social well-being that have been developed at the national and international levels.  The paper provides a short overview of the social indicators and summarizes some of the best known and most important indexes of economic and social well-being that have been developed.  The final section of the paper discusses a number of issues in the construction of indexes of economic and social well-being.

Release Date: 7 Mar 2000
Number of pages: 73
Document number: 18164

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