New Zealand’s well-being approach to budget is not new, but could shift major issues

May 6, 2019

At the end of this month, New Zealand will release its first “Well-being Budget”. It builds on treasury’s Living Standards Framework (LSF), published last December, which introduced a suite of well-being measures, including cultural identity, environment, housing, income and consumption, and social connections.

To help interpret what this might mean for policy, Motu's Arthur Grimes looks at how well-being has been used as a guide for policy elsewhere. More at The Conversation.