Origins of happiness

By: Andrew Clark ; Sarah Flèche ; Richard Layard ; Nattavudh Powdthavee ; George Ward
Understanding the key determinants of people’s life satisfaction makes it possible to suggest policies for how best to reduce misery and promote wellbeing. A forthcoming book by Richard Layard and colleagues discusses evidence on the origins of happiness in survey data from Australia, Germany, the UK and the United States.
Keywords: happiness, wellbeing, government, mental health
URL: http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:cep:cepcnp:497&r=ltv

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