Happiness and Economics

Why GDP can’t accurately judge a country’s well-being

Happiness around the world
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Carol Graham

Oxford UP, 2010

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The Beatles sang, “Money can’t buy me love,” but can it buy happiness? And if it can, does it take credit cards?
The New Economics
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David Boyle and Andrew Simms

Earthscan, 2009

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If you’ve always thought there’s more to life than just money, apparently, you’re right.
Happiness
Book

Richard Layard

Penguin, 2005

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Forget the Gross National Product; economists should measure the General Happiness Quotient.
Happiness and Economics
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Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer

Princeton UP, 2001

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The rich are happier than the poor – but not because of the money. It's the autonomy, not the economy.