What If Progress Meant Well-Being for All?
Sep 1, 2021
Expanding How Decision-Makers Think About Progress in Order to Transform Priorities and Actions, and Appendix
Published in: Metropolitan Group website (October 2022)
Posted on RAND.org on October 20, 2022
Well-being approaches, slowly gaining traction around the world, set human and planetary well-being as the definition of progress, centering policies, budgets and other actions on that goal. Accelerating this work in cities and countries requires a broader narrative about progress—shifting from "economic growth at all costs" to "well-being for all people." This guide offers insights on expanding the narrative of progress through various policy and communication levers across decisionmakers.
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