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Bhutan, the country with the greatest happiness equality

Articles: Why Does Happiness Inequality Matter?

By Kira M. Newman | March 24, 2016

According to a new report, income inequality isn't the only thing we should be concerned about.

 

Articles: Are the Rich Really Less Generous?

By Jason Marsh | December 22, 2015

A new study suggests that inequality—not wealth alone—reduces generosity.

 
Studies find that relatively happy people of Bhutan (left) and Iceland (upper right) have governments that are responsive to their needs, but that the unhappy Moldovans (lower right) are distrusting and uncooperative.

Articles: Should Governments Measure Happiness?

By Peter Kinderman | September 25, 2015

Governments are starting to track happiness. Is it just a waste of time and money?

 

Articles: Why New Paternity Leave Policies Aren’t Enough

By Scott Behson | August 18, 2015

Is this the Golden Age of Paternity Leave? Not so fast. Here are tips for employees and managers to change their workplace cultures.

 

Articles: Why Inequality Is Bad for the One Percent

By Jason Marsh | September 25, 2012

What Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” video reveals about the links between inequality, compassion, and happiness.

 

Articles: Is Gross National Happiness Next?

By Jason Marsh | May 2, 2011

New momentum for governments' efforts to track the happiness of their citizens.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How Governments Can Make Us Happy

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: Reduce Prejudice? Yes, You Can

 
Yale University Press, 2010, 224 pages

Articles: From Our Bookshelf: Achieving Happiness and Peace of Mind

By Whitney Patterson | December 8, 2010

A round-up of recent books on happiness and innovative approaches in therapy.

 

Research Digest Items/Studies: How to Start Addressing Achievement Gaps

 
The Age of Empathy, by Frans de Waal
Harmony Books, 2009, 291 pages

Articles: The Politics of Empathy

By Jill Suttie | June 17, 2010

Recent books bring empathy out of the lab and into policy debates

 
A Tea Party protest in Washington State.

Articles: More than a Feeling

By J.D. Trout | May 11, 2010

J.D. Trout explains that to fight poverty, empathy isn't enough.

 

Articles: Some Thoughts on Family Policy

By Jeremy Adam Smith | January 19, 2007

 

Articles: Schools without Beauty

By Jonathan Kozol | September 1, 2005

What message are we sending kids when their classrooms are an “insult to aesthetics”?

 

Articles: Book Review: Leave No Child Behind

By Matthew Wheeland | March 1, 2005

by James Comer
Yale University Press, 2004, 352 pages

 

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