Episode

11/11 Benjamin Radcliff: The Political Economy of Human Happiness

November 11, 2013

University of Notre Dame Professor, Benjamin Radcliff  author of the new book The Political Economy of Human Happiness: How Voters’ Choices Determine the Quality of Lifeexplains the importance of studying happiness in politics, what countries are the most happy and why, why more social safety nets and strong labor movements means more satisfied people, why policies that help people in the short term are also vest for the long term the delusions of austerity and why the Welfare state makes you more free.

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