Gross National Happiness (GNH)
The presentation will centre around the concept of Gross National Happiness (GNH) and the development of Gross National Happiness Index in Bhutan using the Alkire-Foster method. The session will feature insights into the latest findings from the 2022 GNH Index, showcasing its pivotal role as a tool for informed policy decisions that prioritize the wellbeing and happiness of the populations of Bhutan. Attendees will gain valuable insights into how the results from the GNH Index are actively shaping Bhutan’s national planning and budgeting processes.
Date: 16 October 2023, 16:00 (Monday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2023)
Venue: Queen Elizabeth House, 3 Mansfield Road OX1 3TB
Venue Details: Meeting Room A
Speakers: Professor Sabina Alikre (Director of the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative), Tshoki Zangmo (OPHI)
Organising department: Oxford Department of International Development
Organisers: Pedro Conceição (UNDP HDRO), Professor James Foster (Georges Washington University), Professor Sabina Alkire (University of Oxford)
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Part of: OPHI Seminar Series
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editors: Maya Evans, Alana Stewart