Yale's famous 'happiness' professor dismantled the world's loneliness epidemic in one talk

Loneliness doesn’t just have an impact on someone’s health — it has huge repercussions on the economy.

In a panel session called Loneliness: An Epidemic? at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, a number of experts discussed what communities can do to address the causes and impacts of loneliness, as well as how businesses and governments need to take the issue seriously.