Tuesday, December 14, 2010

So Don't Worry, Be Happy

Over long haul, money doesn’t buy happiness: "Across a worldwide sample of 37 countries, rich and poor, ex-Communist and capitalist, Easterlin and his co-authors shows strikingly consistent results: over the long term, a sense of well-being within a country does not go up with income."

4 comments:

Seepy Benton said...

Yeah, but it sure can go down with income.

Anonymous said...

Oh, I'd say it doesn't hurt.

Jeff

Cap'n Bob Napier said...

Bullshit.

Brent McKee said...

Money can't buy love either, but it can pay for a reasonable substitute.