GDP, happiness, health

Marketplace asks “Should GDP Measure Happiness?”

“Britain, France and Canada all want to start measuring ‘well-being,’ if not happiness.”

Interesting. (Dr. Jay has been pushing the happiness + health message for a while.)

Here’s a question to ponder: does the 17+ percent of GDP the United States dedicates to healthcare produce a requisite amount of happiness?

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