The High-Level Expert Group on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress (HLEG), attached to the OECD, has been established to follow-up on the recommendations of the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress (also known as the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi Commission) and to provide impetus and guidance to the various initiatives currently ongoing on measuring people’s well-being and societies’ progress.

The HLEG will cover four substantive areas in the field of measuring economic performance and social progress:

  • Income and Wealth Inequality
  • Multidimensional and Global Inequalities
  • Multidimensional Subjective Well-Being
  • Sustainability

The work of the HLEG will provide leadership on measuring well-being and progress worldwide as well as directly inform the OECD’s own work on measuring well-being and progress.

 

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On 15-16 September 2015, the HLEG will hold a thematic workshop on "Income and Wealth Inequality" in Berlin, Germany, hosted by the Bertelsmann Stiftung Foundation. 

On 12 October 2015, the HLEG will hold its 3rd plenary meeting in Guadalajara, Mexico, back-to-back with the 5th OECD World Forum on “Statistics, Knowledge and Policy” taking place on 13-15 October 2015. 

On 14 January 2015, the HLEG held a thematic workshop on "Inequality of Opportunity" in Paris, France, hosted by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. 

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