The Economics of Happiness ~ Jeffrey Sachs

29th August 2011

Economist Jeffrey Sachs writes about the need to recognize that ‘the time has come to reconsider the basic sources of happiness in our economic life’ on Project Syndicate, a website devoted to comment and opinion. He notes that the Bhutan has been leading the way in measuring well being in society and discusses the import of issues raised at a recent meeting of experts – which included OPHI Director, Sabina Alkire – recently gathered in Bhutan’s capital, Thimphu to take stock of the country’s record. Read more