3rd OECD World Forum, Wednesday 28 October 2009

 

Agenda Menu

 

Day 1 - How is the World Progressing

 

Day 2 - New Measures, New Policies

 

Day 3 - How Can We Improve the Way in Which Evidence on Progress Promotes Changes?

 

Day 4 - Taking this Forward - The Next Steps

 

 

 

Day 2

New Measures, New Policies

 

 

2.1  New Paradigms to Measure Progress

Chair: Enrico Giovannini, President, Italian National Statistics Institute, ISTAT, Italy

 

 

 Paper 

Keynote speaker: Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, Columbia University, USA

 

 

 

Discussant: David Gruen, Executive Director, Macroeconomic Group, The Treasury, Australia

 

 

 Paper

Discussant: Oh-Seok Hyun, President, Korea Development Institute, KDI

 

 

 

Discussant: Pali Lehohla, Statistician General of South Africa and Co-Chair of PARIS21

 

 

 

 

2.2  Parallel Sessions

2.2a  Measuring Trust, Building Trust in a Time of Crisis

Chair: Patrick Watson, Director, Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, Trinidad And Tobago

 

 

 

John F. Helliwell, Professor, Department of Economics, University of
British Columbia, and member of the National Statistics Council, Canada

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

Daniele Fano, Head of Economic Reasearch, Pioneer Global Asset Mangement, UniCredit Italiano Banking Group, Italy

Abstract

 

 Paper

Subho Banerjee, Executive Director of the Strategy and Delivery Division, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Australia

 

Presentation

 

Tania Guzman, Central America Human Development Report, UNDP,
Colombia

 

Presentation

Paper

Discussant: Yong-Hak Kim, Professor of Sociology, Yonsei University,
Korea

 

 

 

2.2b  National Initiatives to Measure Well-Being, Societal Progress and Sustainable Development in OECD Countries

Chair: Paul Schreyer, Acting Director, Statistics Directorate, OECD

 

 

  

Ken Prewitt, Vice-Chair, The State of the USA

 

 

Brian Pink, Australian Chief Statistician, ABS

 

 Presentation

 Paper

Mariano Rojas, Foro Consultivo Científico y Tecnológico, FLACSO,
and UPAEP, Mexico

Abstract

Presentation

 Paper

Jaeyeol Yee and Dukjin Chang, Professors, Dep. of Sociology, Seoul
National University and Institute for Social Development and Policy
Research, Korea

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

2.2c  Human Capital and Building Capabilities

Chair: Juraj Riecan, Director, Statistics Division, United Nations
Economic and Social Commission, UNESCWA

 

 

  

Paolo Sestito, Deputy Director, Department for Structural Economic
Analysis, Bank of Italy, and Co-Chair of the PIAAC / OECD

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Paul Cappon, President and CEO, Canadian Council on Learning

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

Dae-Bong Kwon, President, Korea Research Institute for Vocation
Education and Training, KRIVET

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

Discussant: Ikbal Sayah, Head of the Studies Department, National Observatory for Human Development, Morrocco

 

 

 

2.2d  Can We Talk About Progress when Inequality is Growing?

Chair: Heba Handoussa, Leading Author of the Human Development
Report of Egypt

 

 

  

John Martin, Director, Employment, Labour and Social Affairs
Directorate, OECD

    Abstract   

 Presentation

 Paper

Gary Marks, Researcher, Australian Council for Educational Research, Australia

 Abstract

 

 

Milorad Kovacevic, Senior Statistician, Human Development Report Office

of the UNDP, USA

 

 

 

Discussant: Yun Hi Won, President, Korea Institute of Public Finance, KIPF

 

 Presentation

 

2.2e From Poverty to Power

Chair: Rebecca Blank, Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, U.S.
Department of Commerce

 

 

          

Duncan Green, Head of Research, Oxfam GB, UK

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Sabina Alkire, Director, Oxford Poverty and Human Development
Initiative, OPHI, UK

Abstract

 Presentation

Paper

Andrea Brandolini, Head of the Economic Structure and Labour Market Division, Department for Structural Economic Analysis, Bank of Italy and Chairman of the
International Association for Research in Income and Wealth (IARIW)

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Discussant: Jeni Klugman, Director, Human Development Report Office, United Nations Development Programme, UNDP

 

 

 

2.2f  Measuring and Fostering Well-Being and Societal Progress with the Involvement of Citizens

Chair: Yves Franchet, President, Political and Ethical Knowledge on
Economic Activities Reseach Programme, PEKEA, France 

 

Presentation 

  

Gilda Farrell, Head of the Research and Social Cohesion, Development Division at the Council of Europe, France

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Glenda Gallardo, Principal economist for the UNDP, Honduras National Human Development Report

 

 

 Paper

Michel Renault, Faculte des Sciences Economiques, France

Presentation

Paper

Discussant: Deanna Zachary, Project Manager, Applied Survey Research, USA

 

 

 

2.2g  The Role of Think Tanks

Chair: Leigh Gatt, Managing Director, Gatt Consulting Ltd, New Zealand

         

 

 Paper 

Irene Mia, Director, World Economic Forum, Switzerland

 

 Presentation

 

Nic Marks, Head of Well-being Research, New Economics Foundation, UK                 

Abstract

 

 

Maja Göpel, Director, Future Justice Programme, World Future Council, Germany

 

 Presentation

 Paper

 

2.3  New Measures, New Policies

Chair: Shailaja Chandra, Vice President, Initiatives for Change-Centre for Governance, India

 

 

          

Geoff Mulgan, Director of the Young Foundation, UK

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Soogil Young, President, National Strategy Institute, NSI, Korea

 

 Presentation

 

Fabrizio Barca, Director General, Ministry of Economy and Finance, Italy

 

 Presentation

 

Mark Orkin, Director General, South African Management Development Institute, SAMDI

Abstract

 Presentation

 

 

2.4  Parallel sessions

2.4a  The Role of Official Statisticians

Chair: Paul Cheung, Director, United Nations Statistics Commission, UNSD

 

 

  

Gerardo Leyva, Deputy Director General of Research and Development, INEGI, Mexico

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

Pieter Everaers, Director, Eurostat, European Commission

 

 Presentation

 

Pronab Sen, National Chief Statistician of India

 

 

 

Geoff Bascand, Chief Executive and Government Statistician, New Zealand

Abstract

Presentation

Paper

Jae Chang Lee, President-elect, International Statistical Institute, ISI, and
Professor Emeritus, Dep. of Statistics, Korea University

Abstract

Presentation

 

2.4b  Low Carbon, Green Growth in co-operation with Statistics Korea (KOSTAT)

Chair: Sung Jin Kang, Professor, Department of Economics, Korea
University, Korea

              

 

          

Soren Hermansen, Director, Samso Energy Academy, Denmark

Presentation

Jayoung Koo, President and CEO, SK Energy, Korea

 

 

 

Stephan Albrechtskirchinger, Director of Communications and Outreach, World Energy Council, UK

 

 

 

2.4c The Role of The Parliaments

Chair: Hye Hoon Lee, Legislator, National Assembly, Korea

 

 

 

Anders Wijkman, Vice President, Club of Rome, President, GLOBE-EU,
Board member, Tällberg Foundation, and Expert Group Chairman for the

Commission on Climate Change and Development

 

 

 

Andrew Ellis, Director for Asia-Pacific, International Institute for Democracy
and Electoral Assistance, IDEA

Abstract

                   

 Paper

Antonio Armellini, Italy's Permanent Representative to the OECD

 

 

 

Erna Hennicot-Schoepges, Member of the European Parliament for the 2004–2009 parliamentary term

 

 

2.4d  Decent Work and Well-Being at the Workplace

Chair: Ralf Jacobs, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities, European Commission

 

 

          

John Evans, General Secretary, Trade Union Advisory Committee to the
OECD, TUAC

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Rafael Diez de Medina, Chief Statistician, Director, Department of
Statistics, International Labour Office, Geneva

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Wayne Kim, Executive Vice President of Corporate Support Division, LG Electronics, Korea

Abstract

 

 

2.4e  Does Evidence Change People's Behaviour?

Chair: Jil Matheson, National Statistician, UK Statistics Authority

 

 

  

Eva Jespersen, Deputy Director Human Development Report Office, UNDP-HDRO

 

 

 

Andrea Bassi, Deputy Director for Project Development and Modeling, Millennium Institute, USA

Abstract

Presentation

Paper

Magued Osman, Chairman, Cabinet of Ministers' Information and Decision Support Center, IDSC, Egypt

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

Ken Prewitt, Vice-President for Global Centers and Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs, Columbia University, USA

Abstract

 

 

Discussant: Denise Lievesley, Former President of ISI, Professor of Social
Statistics and Head of School of Social Science and Public Policy, King’s College
London, UK

 

Presentation

 

2.4f  Measuring Societal Progress: From Philosophy to Practice

Chair: Makoto Atoh, Member Statistics Commission of Japan/Professor Waseda University

 

 

           

Jon Hall, OECD Manager of the Global Project on Measuring the Progress
of Societies

 

 Presentation

 

Laszlo Pinter, Director, Measurement and Assessment Program,
International Institute for Sustainable Development, IISD, Canada

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Ulla Rosenström, Project Manager, Prime Minister’s Office, Finland

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Discussant: Stephen Hall, Sustainable Development Indicators,
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, UK

 

 

 

2.4g  Measuring Governance and Democracy

Chair: Bjørn Førde, Director, UNDP Olso Governance Centre

 

 

  

Romulo A. Virola, Secretary General, National Statistical Coordination
Board of The Phillippines, NSCB

Abstract

 Presentation

 

Paul Graham, Executive Director, Institute for Democracy in South Africa, IDASA

Abstract

 Presentation

 Paper

Francesca Recanatini, Senior Economist, Public Sector Governance unit,
The World Bank

 

 Presentation

 

Discussant: Mike Salvaris, Director, Applied Human Rights Research Unit , RMIT University, Australia

Abstract Presentation