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World happiness report

Helliwell, John and Layard, Richard and Sachs, Jeffrey (2012) World happiness report. The Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA.

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Abstract

The report, published by the Earth Institute and co-edited by the institute’s director, Jeffrey Sachs, reflects a new worldwide demand for more attention to happiness and absence of misery as criteria for government policy. It reviews the state of happiness in the world today and shows how the new science of happiness explains personal and national variations in happiness.

Item Type: Monograph (Report)
Official URL: http://issuu.com/earthinstitute/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Earth Institute, Columbia University
Divisions: Economics
Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
JEL classification: H - Public Economics > H0 - General
Sets: Departments > Economics
Collections > Economists Online
Research centres and groups > Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)
Date Deposited: 23 Nov 2012 09:11
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2014 14:46
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/47487

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