Happiness.. can we measure it? .. the happy peasant and the miserable millionaire

she looks happy to me

 

Growing interest worldwide in measuring happiness, not wealth.

Can we make this a bigger part of our politics, so much of which is dominated by the uneven distribution of money?

See John Helliwell article in the Huffington Post and the bigger report on World Happiness that’s just been published.

For a concise summary of her academic survey of the research, read Carol Graham on ‘the happy peasant and the miserable millionaire’.

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