Forum On Key National Indicators: Assessing The Nation's Position And Progress
DIANE Publishing, Jan 3, 2004 - Political Science - 66 pages
On Feb. 27, 2003, the General Accounting Office (GAO) in cooperation with the National Academies, hosted a forum on key national indicators. The purpose of the forum was to have a rich and meaningful dialogue on whether and how to develop a set of key national indicators for the U.S. The forum brought together a diverse group of national leaders to discuss the following: How are the world's leading democracies measuring national performance? What might the U.S. do to improve its approach and why? What are important areas to measure in assessing U.S. national performance? How might new U.S. approaches be led and implemented? Charts and tables.
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