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IMPROVING QUALITY OF LIFE BY EXPLORING HUMAN HAPPINESS

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COUNTRY REPORT

THE HAPPY DANES

Denmark often ranks as the happiest country in the world. This report by the Happiness Research Institute explains the reasons behind the high level of happiness among the Danes. Download the report

 

Interested in having a country report done? Mail us

Quality of life indicators City profile

CITY SURVEY

MEASURING WHAT MATTERS

 

The town of Dragør just outside Copenhagen, Denmark, have worked together with The Happiness Research Institute to have a closer look at the status and potential for happiness, satisfaction and quality of life.

Download the city survey in Danish or English

 

Interested in measuring what matters in your city? Mail us

THE FACEBOOK EXPERIMENT 

DOES SOCIAL MEDIA AFFECT THE QUALITY OF OUR LIVES?

 

When we evaluate our lives, we are influence by social comparisons. How am I doing compared to my peers? Since social media is a constant flow of great news for other people, we wanted to conduct an experiment where a randomised trial group did not log on to Facebook for one week. We were surprised by the results.

Download the report

POLICY MAKERS

ADVICE AND RECOMMENDATIONS

 

Happiness research is applicable in range of different situations. The Happiness Research Institute empowers cities, communities and government to develop strategies to achieve greater subjective well-being for their citizens. Learn more

SPEAKER REQUEST

KEYNOTES, PANELS AND ROUNDTABLES

 

The Happiness Research Institute helps shape the agenda and qualify the debate. We would love to speak at your event too.  

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SUSTAINABLE HAPPINESS 

WHAT IS THE LINK BETWEEN WELL-BEING AND ENVIROMENTALISM?

 

The World Happiness Report noted that the tools of happiness research have the potential to recast the debate between economic growth and environmental protection, This report from The Happiness Research Institute explores the links between happiness and environmental sustainability. Download the report

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WORLD HAPPINESS REPORT

Commissioned by the United Nations

 

Published by Earth Institute at Columbia University and commissioned by the United Nations, the World Happiness Report measures happiness around the world. The report reflects a worldwide political interest in hapiness and a demand for more attention to happiness and absence of misery as criteria for government policy. Download the latest report

"We will start measuring our progress as a country not just by how our economy is growing, but by how our lives are improving, not just by our standard of living, but by our quality of life."

David Cameron

Prime Minister

UK

5 trends

5 TRENDS FOR 2015

WHERE IS HAPPINESS HEADING?

 

What are policy makers up to around the world when it comes to subjective well-being? The Happiness Research Institute maps five current trends.

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HOW TO MEASURE WELL-BEING?

MASTERCLASS FOR FOUNDATIONS

 

How are charitable foundations quantifying impact on quality of life? What factors influence subjective well-being?

And how do you put a value on non-market outcomes?

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Publications

SHARING KNOWLEDGE

PUBLICATIONS, EXPOS AND ARTICLES

 

The Happiness Research Institute produce reports, books, expositions, articles and Op-Eds on subjective well-being, happiness and quality of life.

 

All our work is freely available.

Explore some of it here

Altruisme

ALTRUISM

CROWDFUNDING A REPORT ON...CROWDFUNDING

 

The Happiness Research Institute aims to produce a report that explores the link between happiness and altruism - financed exclusively through crowdfunding. Learn how you can help

”An increasing body of evicence has shown that subjective well-being can be measured in surveys, that such measures are reliable, and that they can inform policy making."

OECD, Guidelines on Measuring Subjective Well-being

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