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I agree.  It would be important for government support payments, like unemployment payments and welfare payments to be included financially.  And then various social statistics like those you suggest should be included.  one would expect, or hope, that those programs help would reflect improved social statistics--though it could be tricky to evaluate perhaps, due to significant population differences.  For example, and I may be way off base on this, but I wouldn't be surprised if societies without a lot of diversity, maybe Norway and Sweden, would be high on those statistics, partially due to homogeneity of view (perhaps less interculture clashes) and due to excellent social programs.  But it would be great to see that data.
by wchurchill on Wed Oct 12th, 2005 at 08:08:36 PM EST
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