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In preparation for the 5th OECD World forum, Wikiprogress America Latina will start a series of discussions around Well-being, Quality of Life, Progress and its relationship with the design and implementation of public policy. Watch this space for updates and further information about the dates and themes so that you can share your experiences and perspectives with us.
To set the tone we would like to share with you a publication based on the Latin American Conference on Measuring Progress and Fostering the Well-being of Societies, that was held in Mexico City in October 2010. The event gathered senior researchers from Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Chile, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.
Their discussion about measurement of progress and well-being in the region has been compiled into 35 articles in the book “The Measurement of Progress and Well-being. Proposals from Latin America”.
With different perspectives, the contributions touch on three fundamental questions:
- What do we want to consider as progress in the 21st Century?
- What should we measure?
- How can we use this knowledge and measurements for public policy?
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This blog first appeared in Spanish on the Wikiprogress Latin America blog site, here.