The World Happiness Report is a landmark survey of the state of global happiness. The World Happiness Report 2016 ranks 156 countries by their happiness levels.
John F. Helliwell, Richard Layard, and Jeffrey D. Sachs
Chapters and their authors:
- Chapter 1: Setting the stage
Authors: John F. Helliwell, Richard Layard, Jeffrey D. Sachs
- Chapter 2: The Distribution of World Happiness
John F. Helliwell, Haifang Huang, Shun Wang
- Chapter 3: Promoting Happiness Ethics: The Greatest Happiness Principle
- Chapter 4: Happiness and Sustainable Development: Concepts and Evidence
This report was released in two volumes. This publication, Volume 1 (update), contains the first three chapters. Volume 2 (special Rome edition) is a companion volume containing five research papers for presentation at the 2016 launch conference in Rome.