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History of the LSF

The Treasury has been at the forefront of making living standards analysis part of what governments do and our understanding has changed as we learned more.

The Treasury has been developing the LSF since 2011. Below are links to earlier work that has helped us to develop our thinking but is no longer current

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Aspects of living standards What we said Background notes or further reading
Moving from a Framework to Implementation Improving the Living Standards of New Zealanders: Moving from a Framework to Implementation (Speech by Dr Girol Karacaoglu, 13 June 2012)  
The Heart of Our Policy Advice  
An Introduction to Using the Living Standards
Economic Growth
Sustainability for the Future

Statistics New Zealand Sustainable Development Website

Increasing Equity
Social Infrastructure
Managing Risks
How the four capitals relate to the five points  

How we collaborated

Last updated: 
Tuesday, 4 December 2018