Tag Archives: Happiness Research

Happiness Research, Geography (Economics?) and Ageing (BBC News / Lancet / JGCR)

Summary In the affluent Western countries, including the UK and the US, measurable life satisfaction follows a U-shape curve, dipping to a low in midlife but rising again in later life (despite physical ageing). Life satisfaction in Africa tends to … Continue reading

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Using Happiness to Value Health (Office of Health Economics)

Abstract This document is a theoretical guide to the latest developments in happiness research as applied to the valuation of health. It shows how happiness data can overcome some of the well-known problems with existing “preference-based” ways of valuing health. … Continue reading

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