12 September 2010

The Happy Planet Index

Sourced from TED, July 2010

TED Talk by Nic Marks of the new economics foundation

'Statistician Nic Marks asks why we measure a nation's success by its productivity - instead of by the happiness and well-being of its people. He introduces the Happy Planet Index, which tracks national well-being against resource use (because a happy life doesn't have to cost the earth). Which countries rank highest in the HPI? You might be surprised.'

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