Presentations,webcast and photos



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Introductory session


Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, Minister for Ecology, Sustainable development, Transport and Housing



Angel Gurria, OECD Secretary-General: "New Measures Towards Better Policies for Better Lives"


Joseph E. Stiglitz, Professor, Columbia University: "Our Recommendations are More Relevant than Ever"



Towards New Well-Being and Sustainability Measures


Chair: Jean-Paul Fitoussi, Emeritus Professor, IEP Paris


Presentation of the OECD's "How's Life" report on well-being indicators for OECD countries and some emerging countries (Martine Durand, Chief Statistician, OECD)


Presentation of the report of the Sponsorship group on measuring progress, well-being and sustainable development (Jean Philippe Cotis, Director General, INSEE)


Presentation of national initiatives by:


Eduardo Pereira Nunes, former President of Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics and Professor at PUC-Rio University


Ki-Jong Woo, Commissioner, Statistics Korea



New Measures and Public Policies


Chair: Angus Deaton, Professor, Princeton University


David Halpern, Head, Behavioural Insight Team, Prime Minister's Office, United Kingdom


Shuzo Nishimura, Director General, National Institute for Population and Social Security Research, Japan


Christoph M. Schmidt, Member of the German Council of Economic Experts


Ben Gleisner, Head, Living Standards Project Team, The Treasury, New Zealand



Measuring Well-Being in Developing Countries


Chair: Francois Bourguignon, Director of Paris School of Economics


Paul Cheung, Director, United Nations Statistical Division


Ahmed Lahlimi Alami, High Commissioner, Moroccan High Planning Commission


Hernando Jose Gomez, Director, National Planning Department, Colombia


Sabina Alkire, Director, Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative and Scientific Counsellor, Centre of Bhutan studies


Carlos Alvarez, Deputy Director, OECD Development Centre



Address by François Baroin, Minister for the Economy, Finance and Industry: “Anchoring New Well-Being and Sustainability Measures”


Conclusions: Roundtable


Chair: Enrico Giovannini, President, Italian National Institute of Statistics


Joseph E. Stiglitz, Professor, Columbia University 


Jean-Paul Fitoussi, Emeritus Professor, IEP, Paris


Pier Carlo Padoan, Deputy Secretary-General and Chief Economist, OECD


Walter Radermacher, Director General, Eurostat


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Morning session (9.00 to 12.30)


Afternoon session (14.00 to 19.00)


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