Dr Susan Oman’s new book, Understanding Well-Being Data, inspires this podcast. She explains how well-being data is understood and used to make crucial decisions that affect our life chances, livelihoods and quality of life. “Following the data” is a familiar phrase from government Covid-19 communications.
This podcast considers the pandemic and follows well-being data back centuries, revealing it has long been used to track the health and wealth of society.
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Dr Susan Oman