March 20 was chosen by the United Nations, in June of 2012, not long after the first World Happiness Report was released, to be International Day of Happiness.
The first World Happiness Report shows us that, although economic growth can’t make us happy on its own, it does help a bit. Does economic growth make us happy? is a post from: OurWorld 2.0
Shocker! The world's happiest nations tend to be the most socialist. Who'd think that providing your citizens with health care and adequate housing would make them happy?
The UN has recently released their World Happiness Report 2012, with Nordic inhabitants coming out on top: Denmark, Finland and Norway took the top three spots.
Earlier this month, the Earth Institute at Columbia University issued the first United Nations' World Happiness Report. As the press release accompanying the report notes. The happiest countries in the world are all in Northern Europe (Denmark, Norway, Finland, Netherlands). Show More Summary
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The United Nation’s recently-released World Happiness Report (PDF) listed China as the 112th happiest country out of 156 countries. A number of China-based news websites re-posted the report, the first of which was Xinhua.net. The Ministry of Truth was not happy: publishing the report, or any references to it, is now banned in China. More: China Digital [...]
According to the United Nations' new "World Happiness Report," European socialism is the road to well-being, and it ought to be imposed on all mankind.
Unemployment can cause as much unhappiness as bereavement or separation, according to the World Happiness Report, published by Columbia University's Earth Institute and co-edited by Nobel laureate Jeffrey Sachs. The report found that...Show More Summary
Russian ranks as the 76th happiest country in an international list of some 150 countries, according the World Happiness Report, released this week, by the Earth Institute of Columbia University.
The first ever World Happiness Report was published last week by Columbia University's Earth Institute. The reports editors included John Helliwell, Richard Layard and Jeffrey Sachs. The report is extremely interesting and details what...Show More Summary
Is it possible to measure the happiness of the world's population? Remarkably it is, and the first World Happiness Report published today does just that.