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October 06, 2005

Happiness Should Count, says NYT

As a follow-up to their story this week, the New York Times editorializes today on the importance of measuring happiness and using it to shape policy.

"A clearer understanding of what makes humans happy - not merely more eager consumers or more productive workers - might help begin to reshape those assumptions in a way that has a measurable and meliorating outcome on the lives we lead and the world we live in."

See all our posts on happiness here.

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