Book Review of What's the Economy For, Anyway? Why it's Time to Stop Chasing Growth and Start Pursuing Happiness

4 Pages Posted: 18 Jul 2014

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Barbara O'Neill

Rutgers University - Rutgers Cooperative Extension

Date Written: July 17, 2014

Abstract

Author: John De Graaf and David K. Batker; What's the Economy For, Anyway? provides a thought- provoking wake-up call about a myriad of U.S. economic challenges and discusses their impact on the lives of ordinary individuals. The book is highly recommended for anyone who teaches or conducts research about the gross domestic product (GDP), household spending, credit and debt, affluenza, government and employer benefits, income taxes, work-life balance, health finance, happiness, and more.

Suggested Citation

O'Neill, Barbara, Book Review of What's the Economy For, Anyway? Why it's Time to Stop Chasing Growth and Start Pursuing Happiness (July 17, 2014). Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2467554

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