Sources of well-being

Ruut Veenhoven on Mental Health Care and Happiness

Ruut Veenhoven discusses the relationship between the mental health care and average happiness of nations.  Ruut shows that, for developed nations, greater mental [...]
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Meik Wiking on Why Denmark is so Happy

Meik Wiking discusses the key factors that determine high levels of average national happiness, with a particular focus on Denmark – the country [...]
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Richard Wilkinson on the Impact of Inequality on Well-being

Richard Wilkinson discusses the negative impact that income inequality has on societal well-being.  In particular, he discusses the effect of inequality on trust [...]
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Tim Kasser on Well-being and Materialism

Tim Kasser discusses the relationship between materialistic values and well-being.  In particular, he discusses whether materialism always has a negative impact on well-being, [...]
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Richard Layard on Mental Illness and Misery

Richard Layard discusses the extent to which misery is determined by mental illness, poverty or unemployment.  Richard shows that mental illness is a [...]
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