World Happiness Report 2013


John Helliwell, richard layard and Jeffrey sachs

Table of ConTenTs 1. Introduction2. World Happiness: Trends, explanations and Distribution 3. Mental Illness and Unhappiness 4. The objective benefits of subjective Well-being 5. Restoring Virtue ethics in the Quest for Happiness 6. Using Well-being as a Guide to Policy7. The oeCD approach to Measuring subjective Well-being 8. from Capabilities to Contentment: Testing the links between Human Development and life satisfactionWorld  Happiness reporT 2013edited by John Helliwell, Richard layard and Jeffrey sachsThe World Happiness Report was written by a group of independent experts acting in their personal capacities. Any views expressed in this report do not necessarily reflect the views of any organization, agency or programme of the United Nations.