Sunday, December 16, 2007

Consumption, Economic Growth and Personal Happiness

Some food for thought by guest writers on GristMill.

some quotes to set the tone:
...our happiness does not depend on the consumption of
conventional economic goods and services, but instead is enhanced when
we have more time and space for socializing, for nature, for learning,
and for really living instead of just consuming.

...well-being tends to correlate well with health, level of education, and
marital status, but with income only to a fairly low threshold...

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