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From the Thirteen National Statistical Conference “From uncertainty to informed decision making: a path forward together” by Prof. Daniela Cocchi (Statistics Department of the University of Bologna)

27.07.2018
Synthesis of the session on “La dimensione e gli indicatori del benessere” Increasing attention, both in Europe and worldwide, is devoted towards indicators for measuring well-being “beyond GDP”: OECD, Eurostat and Istat proposed frameworks for well-being measuring by defining indicators for the chosen domains (in Italy: 130 indicators, a record within Europe). There is ...
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"ECDP and Social Science Research Infrastructure strategy" by Gary Pollock, ECDP project coordinator

13.06.2018
The European Cohort Development Project (ECDP) is developing a new social science Research Infrastructure (RI) called EuroCohort. This will be Europe’s first comparative birth cohort survey and will be an important source of evidence in developing social policies for children, young people and families across Europe for many years to come. To do this we need to succeed on two broad fronts. F...
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"By prioritising child well-being outcomes across the life course we can improve education and learning" Dominic Richardson (UNICEF Office of Research Innocenti)

17.05.2018
It has long been acknowledged in the research literature that well-being outcomes in one area of life are beneficial for others. Healthier children learn better, well-off children learn better, smarter children have more success in the adult labour market and so on. In recent years, comparative research on child well-being has evolved from what child well-being looks like cross-nationally, to...
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