Life is Elsewhere?
- Bhutan’s GNH: Based on the Buddhist doctrine of harmony with environment and fellow beings besides material comfort
- UNDP Human Development Report: Ranks nations on quality of life—adjusted real income, life expectancy, education etc
- World Values Survey: Started in 1995, it explores impact of social and political changes on people’s values, beliefs, freedom of choice
- World Happiness Survey: LSE-led survey based on spending power and qualify of life found that money can’t buy happiness
- World Map of Happiness: Survey of people’s satisfaction with life based on social network, career, political and economic system
Are you happy? A simple yet loaded question thrown back at this reporter, out on an expedition to tackle an age-old problem economists are still seeking an...