WE Cymru Monthly Forum

We host a monthly discussion forum on themes and topics that are drivers for the Wellbeing Economy in Wales.  People and organisations from across Wales and beyond join these forums on the second Thursday of each month, to connect with likeminded people and raise their understanding of wellbeing economics in action.

Upcoming events are listed on Eventbrite.  Catch up on past forums below.

Welsh wellbeing – where we need to go from here

Welsh wellbeing – where we need to go from here

Citizens must be brought into the discussion if we are to move towards a sustainable Welsh economy, writes Duncan Fisher The moment for the ascendancy of wellbeing economics in Wales has come. What next in Wales? In the previous three articles on wellbeing economics,...

Wellbeing worldbeaters: New Zealand, Scotland and Iceland

Wellbeing worldbeaters: New Zealand, Scotland and Iceland

Duncan Fisher explores how New Zealand’s, Scotland’s and Iceland’s approach to the economy is attempting to make their citizens happier. In two earlier posts, I have made the case for developed country Governments who want to stay in power through democratic means, to...

Beyond GDP – Welcome to Wellbeing

Beyond GDP – Welcome to Wellbeing

Duncan Fisher argues that measuring Gross Domestic Product is flawed and we must embrace a new economics by adopting the ‘doughnut’ In my first post, I described the lack of correlation between GDP and measures of happiness and the significant correlation between...

Unhappiness threatens our democracies and the data proves it

Unhappiness threatens our democracies and the data proves it

We will see the continued rise of populism unless we ditch the GDP obsession and change tack to wellbeing economics, argues Duncan Fisher This is the first article in a series exploring why misery drives populism and why moving to wellbeing economics is the answer....