The Gross National Product does not allow for the health of our children...it does not include the beauty of our poetry...in short, it measures everything except that which makes life worthwhile. --Robert F. Kennedy

The Happy Planet Index

The Happy Planet Index

Sep 24, 2010-- Statistician Nic Marks asks why we measure a nation's success by its productivity -- instead of by the happiness and well-being of its people. With this new meaning of progress, he introduces the Happy Planet Index, which tracks national well-being against resource use (because a happy life doesn't have to cost the earth). Which countries rank highest in the HPI? You might be surprised. (5632 reads)


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