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Published: 8 February 2012

Well-being and Global Success

Throughout the world, people are looking for new models of progress. For many decades the dominant model has been economic growth, and that remains important. But, as David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has said, “economic growth is only a means to an end”. The end is well-being.

Throughout the world, people are looking for new models of progress. For many decades the dominant model has been economic growth, and that remains important. But, as David Cameron, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, has said, “economic growth is only a means to an end”. The end is well-being.

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