Surprising new evidence on happiness and wealth

Published: 8 February 2024

Global polls typically show that people in industrialized countries where incomes are relatively high report greater levels of satisfaction with life than those in low-income countries....

Happiness really does come for free

Published: 8 February 2021

Economic growth is often prescribed as a sure way of increasing the well-being of people in low-income countries, but a study led by McGill and the Institute of Environmental Sciences and...

PSYCHOLOGY TODAY | Happiness and the COVID Pandemic

Published: 5 May 2020

« What has the science of happiness got to do with our current coronapocalypse? Plenty, of course. It is interesting that much of what is being discussed now about how to stay sane, connected, and...

Global well-being in coming decades hinges on non-material factors

Published: 4 February 2019

To improve people’s well-being as much as possible in coming decades, policy makers should look beyond narrow economic calculations and prioritize non-material factors when making big decisions.

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