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World Happiness Report 2012
Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, John Helliwell, Richard Layard and Jeffrey D. Sachs
April 2012
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Tags: happiness; wellbeing; mental health

The 2012 World Happiness Report, published by the Earth Institute and co-edited by the institute’s director, Jeffrey Sachs, reflects a new worldwide demand for more attention to happiness and absence of misery as criteria for government policy. It reviews the state of happiness in the world today and shows how the new science of happiness explains personal and national variations in happiness.