9780465002795

Gross National Happiness : Why Happiness Matters for America--And How We Can Get More of It

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  • ISBN13:

    9780465002795

  • ISBN10:

    046500279X

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2015-09-21
  • Publisher: Perseus Books Group
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Summary

The quest for happiness in America is a long-standing tradition, dating as far back as Thomas Jefferson's iconic phrase, "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness." Yet very few people understand what actually makes Americans happy.InGross National Happiness, public policy expert Arthur Brooks uncovers America's "happiness gap." Brooks reveals the surprising truth about who is happy in America, who is not, and how we can become happiernot just as individuals, but as a nation. Employing his trademark blend of unconventional wisdom and data-driven analysis, Brooks offers unexpected and illuminating conclusions about how our government can aid all Americans in their pursuit of happiness.

Author Biography

Arthur C. Brooks is president of the American Enterprise Institute and Louis A. Bantle Professor of Business and Government Policy at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. The author of Who Really Cares, he lives in Washington, D.C.

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