Saturday, 24 April 2010

Today, April 16 - Happiness Index

It has been suggested that a National Happiness Index could (or should) be considered a better indicator of a countries development than the more commonly accepted indicators such as GDP and GNP. But can you measure happiness?

Prof. Qiu Zeqi, Director of Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies of China, Peking University

Nic Marks, Founder of the Center for Well-Being at the New Economics Foundation

Yew-Kwang Ng, Personal Chair in Economics, Monash University;Director of Centre for Increasing Returns and Economic Organization

Alex Feng, Consultancy Manager of Progress Strategy Consulting Co., Ltd

Audio: Happiness Index (Hour 1)

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