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The World Happiness Report is a landmark survey of the state of global happiness. The World Happiness Report 2018 ranks 156 countries by their happiness levels, and 117 countries by the happiness of their immigrants. The main focus of this year’s report, in addition to its usual ranking of the levels and changes in happiness around the world, is on migration within and between countries.

Report editors:

John F. Helliwell, Richard Layard, and Jeffrey D. Sachs

Chapters and their authors:

  • Chapter 1: International Migration and World Happiness
    Authors: John F. Helliwell, Richard Layard, Jeffrey D. Sachs
  • Chapter 2: Do International Migrants Increase Their Happiness and That of Their Families by Migrating?
    John F. Helliwell, Haifang Huang, Shun Wang, Hugh Shiplett
  • Chapter 3: Do International Migrants Increase Their Happiness and That of Their Families by Migrating?
    Martijn Hendriks, Martijn J. Burger, Julie Ray, Neli Esipova
  • Chapter 4: Rural-Urban Migration and Happiness in China
    John Knight, Ramani Gunatilaka
  • Chapter 5: Happiness and International Migration in Latin America
    Carol Graham, Leo Pasvolsky 
  • Chapter 6: Happiness in Latin America Has Social Foundations
    Mariano Rojas
  • Chapter 7: America’s Health Crisis and the Easterlin Paradox
    Jeffrey D. Sachs
Publication Details
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ISBN: 
978-0-9968513-6-7
Language: 
English
Published year only: 
2018
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