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Inspired by: FP7 » Growing interest in new indicators of poverty and social exclusion

version: 2 / updated: 2010-12-04
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Originally submitted by: Ian Miles
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Source of inspiration

European Commission Framework Programme for RTD (FP7)

Theme/activity of inspiration

Theme 8 - Socio-economic Sciences and the Humanities

Sub-theme/area of inspiration

Developing better indicators for policy

Optional reference/s to FP7 project/s

Use the following format: Project Acronym (Project Reference No.). Use commas if more than one project is associated to this Wild Card, for example: ALFA-BIRD (213266), SAFAR (213374), LAPCAT-II (211485)

Signal's headline

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Growing interest in new indicators of poverty and social exclusion

Signal's description

(approx. 150 words)
Please describe the Weak Signal (approx. 150 words)


indicators, policy, poverty, social exclusion, discrimination


(max. 250 characters)
Growing interest in applying indicators to EU policy about poverty and social exclusion

Signal's first apperance


Signal's potential evolution

It could lead to...
issue type of issue/development potential impact on society timeframe for the issue to become at least 50% probable
#1 Discovery of pockets of longstanding, multigenerational exclusion. new/emerging
#2 Litigation by people from disadvantaged areas about how they have fewer resources, lower life expectancy etc. collective political action by peripheral groups. new/emerging


please specify
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Level 3: important for the European Union

Filters preventing the signal's monitoring

institutional filters (rules, laws, regulations)
political filters (party or ideological interests)

Signal's relevance for European Grand Challenges

where? please justify:
particularly relevant Europe world
Ageing and other demographic tensions
Coexistence and conflicts
Governance and trust in democracy
Social exclusion & poverty
Social cohesion and diversity

Signal's relevance for thematic research areas

please justify:
particularly relevant
Social Sciences and Humanities