Kristen Lewis- Beyond GDP: Measuring Human Progress and Well-Being in the United States.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, 142 232 East Ave, Central Campus

Kristen Lewis co-directs the Measure of America Project of the Social Science Research Council. This project explores well-being and opportunity in the United States using the American Human Development Index, a composite index comprised of indicators on health, education, and living standards. This project is one of the only sources of life expectancy calculations for different racial and ethnic groups as well as for states and for smaller populations within states in the US today.

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Departments

Center for the Study of Inequality

Website

http://inequality.cornell.edu/

Contact E-Mail

cme68@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Clara Elpi

Contact Phone

254-8674

Speaker

Kristen Lewis

Speaker Affiliation

Measure of America, Social Science Research Council

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