Aug 24, 2002-- In 1957, when economist John Galbraith described the United States as The Affluent Society, the average per-person income, expressed in today's dollars, was 8 thousand. Today, the figure is 16 thousand. In spite of that doubling in real income, the number of people who are "very happy" has declined from 35% in 1957 to 30% today. (1162 reads)
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