Riches won't make you happy, but a greener economy might

Analyses across 189 countries illustrates that life satisfaction is weakly linked to wealth once per capita GDP goes beyond $10,000 per capita. Given this, why pursue economic growth without regard to its potential impacts on future generations' safety and well being?

The Conversation

In the industrial era, economic growth has become equated with human progress, with a fundamental assumption that material growth and consumption inevitably leads to improvements in our well-being.


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