Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 March 2016

160 Pages | 1 Table


ISBN: 9780198735458

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Happiness Explained

What human flourishing is and what we can do to promote it

Paul Anand

  • Answers questions such as: Why are the Danes the happiest people on the planet? Who is harmed by having successful neighbours?
  • Provides a novel non-technical overview of human wellbeing including the latest evidence from psychology and economics
  • Integrates behavioural evidence into a non-utilitarian ethical framework
  • Argues for and illustrates a new approach to policy and practice in education, health services, and economics
  • Helps readers understand what wellbeing is and how it can be measured and analysed