Download e-book for iPad: How's Life?: Measuring Progress and Well-Being by Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD

By Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development OECD

ISBN-10: 9264111611

ISBN-13: 9789264111615

Most folks stopover at a physician once they are ailing. just a minority, even if, undertakes average checkups in their future health prestige. those entire checkups may also help to spot stipulations that require constant tracking and stop the advance of doubtless life-threatening illnesses. comparable ordinary checkups might help verify the overall healthiness of groups and countries.This new compendium offers the various center components and symptoms suitable to the overview of the health and development of groups, and of the folk residing in them. It specializes in crucial dimensions that form people's lives this day, utilizing as a kick off point the scale highlighted within the 2009 document of the fee on financial functionality and Social development.

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Some of these interactions are well-known: for instance, countries with better education are more likely to have a lower unemployment rate, thanks to better skills matching; similarly, individuals with higher levels of education are more likely to live longer and be in better health. g. “flexicurity” in Scandinavian countries). 15. , 2011. 16. See Barca and McCann (2011) for a discussion of how outcome indicators could be used in the context of monitoring and evaluating regional policies. 17. Together with European countries, Eurostat is already exploring the potential for harmonising existing social surveys across EU countries with the technical, human and material resources currently available.

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