Neil Reeder

Head & Heart Economics

London, UK


photo by Sara Haq

Metrics of social value

Getting metrics right - or in a shape that helps rather than hinders - is not always easy.


The reports here address the challenges in two key developing agendas: 


How to assess changes in young peoples' soft skills?

How to assess the merits of social innovations?



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This report, published by the Young Foundation in 2012 and co-authored with Bethia McNeil and Julia Rich, examines how to structure analyses of improvements in soft skills among young people.

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This report, published by the European Commission in 2012 and co-authored with Carmel O'Sullivan, sets out ways to promote more effective assessments of social innovations in Europe