TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Introduction2. World Happiness: Trends, Explanations and Distribution 3. Mental Illness and Unhappiness 4. The Objective Beneﬁts of Subjective Well-Being 5. Restoring Virtue Ethics in the Quest for Happiness 6. Using Well-being as a Guide to Policy7. The OECD Approach to Measuring Subjective Well-Being 8. From Capabilities to Contentment: Testing the Links Between Human Development and Life Satisfaction
WORLD HAPPINESS REPORT 2013
Edited by John Helliwell, Richard Layard and Jeffrey Sachs
The World Happiness Report was written by a group of independent experts acting in their personal
agency or programme of the United Nations.