One of people’s most important goals tends to be the pursuit of happiness. In a new survey which measures people’s subjective well-being (another way of thinking about happiness), Marc Fleurbaey and Hannes Schwandt find that 90 percent of people are seeking to maximize their subjective well-being, though they are willing to sacrifice some of this in the short term to benefit their […]
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