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In response to the thesis that economics is measuring the wrong thing - beyond abject poverty wealth does not make people happier - so what is our economy for? Related to several [http://www.neweconomicsfoundation.org NEF] projects: Are You Happy?, Well-being Manifesto for a Flourishing Society, European Happy Planet Index and also the work of [http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/staff/person.asp?id=970 Richard Layard]: [http://cep.lse.ac.uk/research/wellbeing/default.asp Well-being programme].
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In response to the thesis that economics is measuring the wrong thing - beyond abject poverty wealth does not make people happier - so what is our economy for? Related to several projects of the [http://www.neweconomicsfoundation.org New Economics Foundation]: Are You Happy?, [http://www.neweconomics.org/gen/news_wellbeingmanifesto.aspx Well-being Manifesto for a Flourishing Society], European Happy Planet Index and also the work of [http://cep.lse.ac.uk/_new/staff/person.asp?id=970 Richard Layard]: [http://cep.lse.ac.uk/research/wellbeing/default.asp Well-being programme].
  
 
One area of interest is the promotion of attitudes and activities toward well-being in preference to the pursuit of happiness through the accumulation of wealth. In the name of well-being, we'd like to promote some reflection or assessment of personal well-being and to offer for example five top tips for improvement.
 
One area of interest is the promotion of attitudes and activities toward well-being in preference to the pursuit of happiness through the accumulation of wealth. In the name of well-being, we'd like to promote some reflection or assessment of personal well-being and to offer for example five top tips for improvement.

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In response to the thesis that economics is measuring the wrong thing - beyond abject poverty wealth does not make people happier - so what is our economy for? Related to several projects of the New Economics Foundation: Are You Happy?, Well-being Manifesto for a Flourishing Society, European Happy Planet Index and also the work of Richard Layard: Well-being programme.

One area of interest is the promotion of attitudes and activities toward well-being in preference to the pursuit of happiness through the accumulation of wealth. In the name of well-being, we'd like to promote some reflection or assessment of personal well-being and to offer for example five top tips for improvement.