The pursuit of happiness, it’s a serious matter. So much so that the leading economists members of FEMISE have studied the issue. They scrutinized the factors that lead to well-being in the latest report FEM34-14.
In July 2011, the King of Bhutan decided to replace GDP with Gross National Happiness (GNH), which integrates health, culture, the use of time. For the kingdom, the GNH is just as important as other economic indicators. Now, companies that choose to expand overseas take into account the human development index (HDI), a new indicator that measures quality of life. Since May 2011, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) provides an opportunity for citizens of the 34 member countries to evaluate and compare their well-being index by clicking on the OECD website. index “better life” takes into account 11 criteria (environment, health, education, work, housing …).