Third Meeting of the beyond GDP sprint

  • Virtual Meeting
  • 5 April 2022

The meeting will discuss well-being initiatives associated with, and that extend, the System of National Accounts.

Tuesday, 5 April 2022: 7:00 am - 10:00 am (New York time)

Chair: Erich Strassner, Associate Director, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

7:00 am - 7:05 am
Session 1: Introduction, welcome remarks and scene-setting presentation

  • Mr. Stefan Schweinfest, Director of United Nations Statistics Division
  • Erich Strassner, Associate Director, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis

  • 7:05 am - 7:30 am
    Session 2: Multi-dimensional Measures of living Standards and their Policy Use

    This session overviews recent initiatives of the OECD Centre on Wellbeing, Inclusion, Sustainability, and Equal Opportunity.
    Presenter: Fabrice Murtin, OECD
    Presentation: Beyond GDP for policy use

    7:30 am - 7:55 am
    Session 3: Measuring National Income Growth

    This session overviews research on Measuring National Income Growth Democratically: Methods and Estimates for the United Kingdom.
    Presenter: Martin Weale, King's College and Economic Statistics Centre of Excellence, United Kingdom
    Presentation: A Democratic Measure of National Income Growth

    7:55 am - 8:20 am
    Session 4: Measuring Wellbeing through the Level of Living

    This session overviews research on wellbeing through the level of living framework by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.
    Presenter: Jon Samuels, United States
    Presentation: Measuring Aggregate Wellbeing through the Level of Living

    8:20 am - 8:30 am

    8:30 am - 8:55 am
    Session 5: Modernizing Time Use Surveys to Better Measure Wellbeing

    The session overviews efforts by the United Nations to modernize time-use surveys.
    Presenter: Francesca Grum, United Nations
    Presentation: Modernizing time use surveys

    8:55 am - 9:20 am
    Session 6: Measuring Unpaid Household Work

    The session overviews measurement of wellbeing through development of a household production satellite account by Mexico's National Institute of Statistics and Geography
    Presenters: Francisco Guillen and Raul Figueroa, Mexico
    Presentation: Unpaid Household Work Satellite Account of Mexico

    9:20 am - 9:45 am
    Session 7: Modernizing Time Use Surveys to Measure Household Work

    This session overviews time-use survey developments and Household Satellite Accounts by the U.K. Office of National Statistics.
    Presenter: John Marais, United Kingdom
    Presentation: Household Satellite Account and Time-use in the UK

    9:45 am - 9:50 am
    Session 8: Preview of Next Meeting: Population, Society, and Well-being: Socio-demographic disaggregation of National Accounts

    This session overviews the fourth meeting of the Beyond GDP Sprint.
    Presenter: Timothy Miller, United Nations
    Presentation: Sociodemographic disaggregation of National Accounts

    9:50 am - 10:00 am
    Session 9: Consolidating discussion, next steps, and closing remarks

    This session will deliver an opportunity to briefly synthesize the conversation and identify common themes and proposed next steps.
    -  Are there common opportunities and challenges across the different types of wellbeing initiatives? -  What should we prioritise in any future work on wellbeing accounts?

    10:00 am

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