In this guest blog, Karl Wilding, Director of Public Policy and Volunteering at The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)…Read more on Data driven social change?
The ONS Economic Well-being indicators are designed to show the changing economic fortunes of individuals as opposed to the that of the economy as a whole. Here, Dominic Webber and Sophie Warnes introduce the new Economic Well-being dashboard.Read more on Beyond GDP: Measuring the economic well-being of individuals
Mark Gautrey reflects on a very special field trip to Rwanda in which he helped to evaluate the country’s current progress in civil registration and vital statistics.Read more on Making sure that every life counts – ONS in Rwanda
Could the ‘productivity puzzle’ at least partly be explained by the failure of traditional economic measurement techniques to keep pace with the dramatic recent impact of digital technologies?Read more on Digital technology and economic productivity – is the ‘puzzle’ really a myth?
Experimental statistics from ONS have suggested that only three UK regions generate more in taxes than they receive in public spending. The data has caused a stir in the media with headlines proclaiming that London and its surrounding regions are effectively ‘subsidising’ the rest . Jonathan Athow explains how the figures were calculated and how ONS is looking to develop and improve them.Read more on The wealth of regions – measuring the UK’s tax and spending imbalance