How Can We Better Use Whole Population and Outcomes Indicators: A Policymaker’s Perspective

Part of the Social Indicators Research Series book series (SINS, volume 27)


This paper seeks to examineways that policymakers can better use indicators in their work to contribute to the overall improvement of the well-being of the people they serve. These observations come from 9 years as Secretary of Vermont’s Human Services Agency in the 1990s. All data referred to can be found in the annual Vermont Agency of Human Services Social Well Being of Vermonters reports at


Outcome Indicator Press Account Development Life Cycle Reduce Infant Mortality Human Service Agency 
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© Springer 2006

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  1. 1.The Center for the Study of Social PolicyWashingtonUSA

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