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Government policy: what’s wellbeing got to do with it?
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Government policy is connected with almost every aspect of our lives – yet how does it get made in practice? What does the move towards a wellbeing-centred, data-driven policy agenda look like? And what might we learn from New Zealand’s experience of a wellbeing-first budget?
In this episode, presented by Centre associate Clair Fisher:
- Ed Whiting, Director of Strategy at the Wellcome Trust
- Deborah Hardoon, Head of Evidence, What Works Centre for Wellbeing
- John Pullinger former National Statistician for the United Kingdom, serving in this role from 1 July 2014 until retiring on 30 June 2019.
- Margreet Frieling is a sociologist and principal analyst with KOATA Insights. She has worked as a senior analyst at both Stats NZ and the Treasury.
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