A reasoned demonstration that the general happiness of our society can be dramatically improved - by the co-founder of the annual World Happiness Report.
Richard Layard is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and the author of the bestselling Happiness- Lessons from a New Science, which has been published in nineteen languages.
for people who want to understand how both the political economy
and psychology influence wellbeing, it's a great primer. The few
hours it took me to read it were happy ones. -- Rana Foroohar *
Financial Times *
Layard's pose is lucid and his analysis is spot on... guaranteed to put a smile on every reader's face -- Sebastian Shakespeare * Daily Mail *
Can We Be Happier? is a work of passion, a culmination of decades of research. ...the book is humane' -- Richard Seymour * Guardian *