Social Policy

Economics of Happiness

Reuters/Nacho Doce - A runner dressed as Charlie Chaplin holds a clapperboard reading "Happy New Year 2016", before the annual "Sao Silvestre Run" (Saint Silvester Road Race), an international race through the streets of Sao Paulo, Brazil, December 31, 2015.

Paper

Unequal life chances and choices: How subjective well-being metrics can inform benefit-cost analysis

January 28, 2016, Carol Graham

In a new paper, Carol Graham uses well-being metrics to look at differences across rich and poor cohorts in the United States, with a comparative look at Latin America.