Well-being, Happiness, and Public Policy

Alkire, Sabina

[thumbnail of WellbeingandhappinessSabina2015.pdf]
PDF, English
Download (3MB) | Terms of use

Download (3MB)
For citations of this document, please do not use the address displayed in the URL prompt of the browser. Instead, please cite with one of the following:


This document was submitted as a background paper to the International Expert Working Group on a New Development Paradigm and seeks to synthesise for busy readers, how the IEWG might explain and defend well-being and happiness and also what value-addition this work has in policy terms when compared with many other aligned and very necessary movements and policy advocacy for a shared well-being. It outlines the concept of well-being, flourishing, and happiness for all which forms the objective of a new development paradigm.

Document type: Book
Publisher: The Centre for Bhutan Studies & GNH Research
Place of Publication: Thimphu
Date: 2015
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 24 Jul 2015
ISBN: 978-99936-14-79-1
Number of Pages: 252
Faculties / Institutes: Research Organisations / Academies > Centre for Bhutan Studies
DDC-classification: Political science
Controlled Keywords: Bhutan, Bruttonationalglück, Entwicklungspolitik
Uncontrolled Keywords: Bhutan, Menschliche Entwicklung, Politik / Bhutan, Human Development, Policy
Subject (classification): Politics
Additional Information: © 2015 The Centre for Bhutan Studies & GNH Research
Further URL: