Economy of wellbeing - tools and methods to operationalize it and evaluate effects round table

The aim of the round table is to discuss and create shared understanding on Economy of Wellbeing from the methodological viewpoint. The round table offers the forum to discuss on different instruments (e.g. tools and indicators) used to operationalize Economy of Wellbeing. The round table aims also to recognize the specificities of the interaction between the Economy of Wellbeing as a policymaking and a method.


15.00 Opening, Taru Koivisto, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

15.15 Introduction to the different aspects of economy of wellbeing

  • David McDaid, LSE
  • Michelle Cecchini, OECD
  • Leena Ilmonen-Sheppard, IIASA

16.00 Panel discussion: Methods to operationalize economy of wellbeing

  • Martijntje Bakker, JPI HDHL
  • Juha Honkatukia, THL
  • Robert Arnkil, Arnkil Dialogues
  • Moderator: Noora Heinonen, Ministry of Finance

17.00 Panel discussion: How the information from different aspects can be used for policy planning and evaluation

  • Caroline Costongs, EuroHealthNet
  • Josep Figueras, European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies
  • Philippe Roux, European Commission DG SANTE
  • Moderator: Ulla Rosenström, Prime Minister’s Office

17.50 Conclusions, Pasi Moisio, Research Professor, Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare

18.00 Refreshments

Location: Meeting room 14, Crowne Plaza Helsinki-Hesperia, Mannerheimintie 50, Helsinki, Finland

Organiser: Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

Contact person: Heli Hätönen, [email protected]


19.9.2019 15.00 – 18.00


Crowne Plaza Helsinki - Hesperia, Mannerheimintie, Helsinki, Finland


Ministry of Social Affairs and Health

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