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How can countries measure the well-being of their citizens?

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What do gender equality in Morocco and anti-corruption watchdogs in Poland have in common? They're contributors to the Sustainable Economic Development Assessment, or SEDA scores. Expert Douglas Beal outlines how values like public safety, clean water and access to education are true indicators of government success.

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Some unexpected countries lead the Sustainable Economic Development Assessment (SEDA). To learn more about their policies and programming, as well as further insight into SEDA measurements, read more on the latest SEDA report.

For an interactive look at where countries place on the SEDA matrix, click here.

For more on SEDA, watch and learn from the following TED@BCG talk:
An alternative to GDP that encompasses our wellbeing


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