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It won't make you happy

10 January 2005 By Edward Hadas

The economics of happiness is a flourishing field. Economists have discovered that money does not make people happy. But even if they are happy now, it may not last. Subjective wellbeing is no more sensible than growth as a goal for economic policy.

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