Statistical Sources and Methods

  • 8-October-2012


    OECD social policy statistics portal

    This page presents the key statistical areas of work covered by the Social Policy Division

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  • 27-November-2008


    Handbook on constructing composite indicators: methodology and user guide

    A guide for constructing and using composite indicators for policy makers, academics, the media and other interested parties. In particular, this handbook is concerned with indicators which compare and rank country performance.

  • 14-May-2006

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    The OECD Statistics Brief No.11 May 2006 - Alternative Measures of Well-being

    The OECD, in common with many other organisations, has normally measured material living standards in member countries in terms of the level and growth of gross domestic product (GDP). But clearly, policy makers do not focus single-mindedly on GDP. They rather seek to enhance the overall well-being of citizens, today and in the future, taking into account other factors such as distributional concerns and environmental quality.

  • 1-January-1998


    DAC Source Book on Concepts and Approaches Linked to Gender Equality

    This publication presents a set of practical guidelines for advancing the goals on advancing gender equality and the empowerment of women in development co-operation.

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