Quality of Life

Oeberg S & Gallopin GC (1992). Quality of Life. IIASA Working Paper. IIASA, Laxenburg, Austria: WP-92-021


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The Secretariat of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) asked IIASA to provide scientific support to the conference by examining the usefulness of systems analysis in: (1) identifying some of the important linkages among population, development and the environment and; (2) in helping decisionmakers in formulating and implementing policies for sustainable development. Part of the work of the resulting Environment and Development Study involved the formulation of conceptual models describing the socio-ecological system in which we live. Quality of Life was a central component of these models; it was concluded that the aim of development was: (i) to enhance the quality of people's lives, considering both material and nonmaterial factors and; (ii) to lessen disparities across social groups, regions and generations.

Item Type: Monograph (IIASA Working Paper)
Research Programs: Environmental Change & Development (ECD)
Depositing User: IIASA Import
Date Deposited: 15 Jan 2016 02:02
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2018 16:45
URI: http://pure.iiasa.ac.at/3677

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