The Psychological Wealth of Nations: Do Happy People Make a Happy Society?
Copyright © 2012 Shigehiro Oishi
Author(s): Shigehiro Oishi
Published Online: 11 APR 2012 09:53PM EST
Print ISBN: 9781405192118
Online ISBN: 9781444354447
Series Editor(s): Mark Snyder
About this Book
The Psychological Wealth of Nations reviews the range of new scientific research related to individual and societal happiness.
- Presents a comprehensive review of happiness, from conceptual and measurement issues to an exploration of predictors and consequences of happiness
- Explores the psychology and economics of happiness and examines the correlations between societal wealth, productivity, and happiness in different countries
- Offers compelling insights into the ways individual happiness impacts the psychological wealth of overall society
- Features a highly interdisciplinary approach, with considerations of philosophy, sociology, economics, political sciences, as well as psychology