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(Un-)Happiness in the Modern World

The last 50 years have given Americans better health, shorter work-weeks and the ability to buy more stuff -- but not more happiness. A leading economist looks at why that is, and what societies can do to make people happier.


Richard Layard, author, Happiness : Lessons from a New Science; professor, London School of Economics

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