How can we instigate development? How long can we maintain the well-being we already have? Other indicators show narrow perspectives on these questions.
The Inclusive Wealth Index presents the big picture: measuring countrie's wealth in terms of progress, well-being and long-term sustainability. It provides important insights into long-term economic growth and human well-being.
The inclusive wealth index measures the wealth of nations by carrying out a comprehensive analysis of a country's productive base. That is, it measures all of the assets from which human well-being is derived, including manufactured, human and natural capital. In this, it measures a nation's capacity to create and maintain human well-being over time. WHAT IS INCLUSIVE WEALTH?
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The second report, the IWR 2014, has expanded the study significantly, to cover 140 countries and is being launched in December, 2014 in New Delhi, India. The IWR 2014's main theme is Human Capital with a focus on Education. It provides valuable insights into investment strategies of countries on education and potential returns from future investments into education, and demonstrates the use of the Inclusive Wealth Index as a key indicator for sustainable, stronger, and more peaceful development.
ABOUT THE REPORT
The Inclusive Wealth Report 2012 presents an index that measures the wealth of nations by carrying out a comprehensive analysis of a country's capital assets, including manufactured capital, such as roads and factories; human capital, including education, knowledge and creativity; and natural capital, forests and minerals; and their respective values: the Inclusive Wealth Index (IWI). Find out more...