Research Policy & Development


Pilot Project on the Social Progress Index

Measuring what matters to EU Citizens: Social Progress in European Regions

The aim of the project is to test how the EU-SPI could be used to inform and improve policy making in relation to policies supported by cohesion policy. The project also aims to identify best practices of its use and to facilitate the exchange of knowledge and in the assessment of the EU-SPI in the broader context of the beyond GDP initiative and so to identify aspects to be improved and inform the EU-SPI developers by providing insights on how to improve the next editions of the index.

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Tags: indicators, peer reviews, regional development, social change, social cohesion, social policy

Type: Policy Advice

Program: DG Regio Tender

Project Status: Finished

Start/End: 12/2018 - 12/2020

Project Duration: 25 months