Asia Conference on Measuring and Fostering the Progress of Societies





Asia-Pacific Conference on Measuring Well-Being and Fostering the Progress of Societies

Tokyo, Japan
5-6 December 2011


In preparation of the 4th OECD World Forum, to be held in India in October 2012, a series of regional conferences have been organised with the aim to identify concrete deliverables and initiatives that each region could contribute to the agenda of measuring progress.

The Asia-Pacific Conference took place on the 5-6 December 2011 and was jointly convened by the OECD, the Economic and Social Research Institute of Japan (ESRI), Statistics Korea (KOSTAT), the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) and the OECD Development Centre.

The conference included a combination of plenary and parallel workshops on specific themes such as material conditions and inequalities, quality of life, and subjective well-being. For a more detailed overview, please see the following website:


Please click here for the final report from the Tokyo Conference (PDF)


Documents connexes