TED Talk – The Happy Planet Index

In the video below, Nic Marks of the New Economics Foundation asks why we measure a nation’s success by its productivity instead of by the happiness and well-being of its people. He also introduces the Happy Planet Index (HPI) which tracks national well-being against resource use – it may surprise you that the country with the highest HPI is… well, please watch the video to find out.

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