Monday, 10 August 2009

Happiness: the impact of growth, inequality and recession

From comes this interview with Justin Wolfers of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School in which he talks to Romesh Vaitilingam about happiness economics – the state of knowledge; the explosion of data; the debate about the Easterlin paradox; the impact of inequality and the business cycle on people’s happiness; and the implications for public policy.


Jeff said...

Great post. Here's an update from a Happiness Survey going on in Vermont studying the Economics of Happiness.

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