12 May '11, 4pm

Bringing well-being evidence into local decision-making | Juliet Michaelson

Bringing well-being evidence into local decision-making | Juliet Michaelson

One of the best aspects of the toolkit for me is that it is designed to be flexible and adaptable. While I would argue that all projects involving major public expenditure ought to include a full and thorough examination of likely well-being impacts prior to implementation, the toolkit allows those working on a much smaller scale to give some consideration to the issues at a level commensurate with their resources. For some, this can mean just undertaking the screening element of the process, while others will undergo a much fuller assessment. As we described in our report The role of local government in promoting well-being the flexibility can also mean building MWIA into other existing processes, such as local strategy development activity.

Full article: http://www.neweconomics.org/blog/2011/05/12/bringing-well...

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