Why money doesn’t buy happiness…

19 01 2014

… and why the French are les miserables: good BBC interview with French economist Daniel Cohen:


Actually, searching for more information, I realise that summary is not right. France may not score well for a developed country, but it’s the poor countries with low life expectancies where happiness is really low. Money may not buy happiness, but the lack of it definitely causes misery. Canada, interestingly, scores very highly – only just behind Denmark, the world leader in well-being.