Happy Days are ‘Not’ Here!
Economic and Political Weekly 52(19):24-27, 2017
4 Pages Posted: 16 Feb 2018
Date Written: May 13, 2017
The interest to create happiness in a gloomy world riddled with crises and turmoil appears to be the new agenda of international organisations. The artificial creation and representation of happiness from sample surveys could be problematic as it may not lead to genuine expression, but could lead to ignoring the larger structural and social determinants of health, well-being and happiness.
Keywords: Happiness, Happiness Index, Social determinants of health
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