Behavioural Sciences

Why we need to choose happiness over economics

A member of the new party 'Druk Phuensum Tshogpa' (DPT) wears a cap with the motto of the party, 'In pursuit of Gross National Happiness' during their election campaign in the capital Thimpu March 20, 2008. Bhutan will go to the polls for the first time on March 24. REUTERS/Desmond Boylan (BHUTAN) - GM1E43L069P01

Bhutan prioritizes Gross National Happiness over Gross National Product. Image: REUTERS/Desmond Boylan

Christopher Boyce
Research Fellow at the Behavioural Science Centre, University of Stirling
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