First findings: Sixth European Working Conditions Survey

Résumé: ‘Paid work contributes to quality of life both positively and negatively. Paid work provides income as well as identity and social interactions, but it may also be a source of negative experiences and risks. …This underscores the importance of collecting more systematic information on the quality of paid work …’ Report by the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress (aimed at identifying the limits of GDP as an indicator of economic performance and social progress) Joseph Stiglitz, Amartya Sen and Jean-Paul Fitoussi, 2010