Fifth Meeting of the beyond GDP sprint

  • Virtual Meeting
  • 5 May 2022

The meeting will discuss the Mapping of Beyond GDP Indexes, Indicator Frameworks, Wealth, and Health Approaches.

Thursday, 5 May 2022: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm (New York time)

Chair: Richard Heys, UK Office for National Statistics

7:00 am - 7:20 am
Session 1: Introduction, welcome remarks, and scene-setting

  • Stefan Schweinfest, Director of United Nations Statistics Division
  • Richard Heys, UK Office for National Statistics
  • UN Secretary General's Beyond GDP initiative
    Presenter: Stefan Schweinfest, United Nations Statistics Division
    Presentation: UN Secretary General's Beyond GDP initiative

    7:20 am - 8:10 am
    Session 2: Multidimensional Dashboards Approaches

    This session overviews dash-board based approaches.

    Changing Wealth of Nations Report : Data needs and issues
    Presenter: Rikke Munk Hansen, Director, Statistics Division, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
    Presentation: Global trends and the SDG framework: Data needs and issues

    The assessment of the various multidimensional vulnerability indexes initiatives and their future development
    Presenter: Anya Thomas and Lurent Wagner, United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)
    Presentation: Possible Development and Uses of Multi-Dimensional Vulnerability Indices

    The monitor of wellbeing in terms of the economy, the environment and society, and Dutch progress towards achieving the United Nationsl' SDGs
    Presenter: Jan Pieter Smits, Statistics Netherlands, and University of Eindhoven
    Presentation: The Dutch Monitor of Wellbeing and the SDG's

    8:10 am - 8:30 am
    Session 3: Capabilities Approach

    This session overviews the Human Development Index approach.

    Presentation on inequality, uncertainties, opportunities, and human development
    Presenter: Pedro Conceição Director, Human Development Report Office
    Presentation: Inequality, uncertainties, opportunities, and human development

    8:30 am - 8:35 am

    8:35 am - 9:25 am
    Session 4: Wealth and Equivalent Incomes Approaches

    This session overviews wealth-based approaches.

    Changing Wealth of Nations Report.
    Presenter: Grzegorz Peszko and James Cust, World Bank
    Presentation: The Changing Wealth of Nations 2021

    Inclusive Wealth approach
    Presenter: Sir Partha Dasgupta, Cambridge University

    Flow measures equivalent to Inclusive Wealth
    Presenter: Richard Heys, UK Office for National Statistics
    Presentation: Flow Measures on a consistent basis to Inclusive Wealth

    9:25 am - 9:45 am
    Session 5: Health and Environment Approach

    This session overviews frameworks which bring health economics and environmental perspectives together.

    Health economics, health and climate change
    Presenters: Steve MacFeely, World Health Organisation
            Ms. Ritu Sadana. Head, WHO Secretariat, WHO Council on the Economics of Health for All
    Presentation: Towards the 2025 SNA: a WHO perspective

    9:45 am - 10:00 am
    Session 6: Consolidating discussion, next steps, and closing remarks

    This session will deliver an opportunity to briefly synthesize the indicator and wellbeing frameworks, capabilities indices, inclusive wealth approaches, equivalent incomes models, and economics of health for all approach.

    • • Are there common opportunities and challenges across the different types of approach?
    • • What should we prioritise in any future work?

    10:00 am

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