The World Happiness Report is a landmark survey of the state of global happiness. This companion volume was released to accompany the World Happiness Report 2016 - update and features research articles.

Report editors:

Jeffrey Sachs, Leonardo Becchetti and Anthony Annett

Chapters and their authors:

  • Chapter 1: Inside the Life Satisfaction Blackbox
    Authors: Leonardo Becchetti, Luisa Corrado and Paola Samà
  • Chapter 2: Human Flourishing, the Common Good, and Catholic Social Teaching
    Anthony Annett
  • Chapter 3: The Challenges of Public Happiness: An Historical-Methodological Reconstruction
    Luigino Bruni and Stefano Zamagni
  • Chapter 4: The Geography of Parenthood and Well-Being: Do Children Make Us Happy, Where and Why?
    Luca Stanca
  • Chapter 5: Multidimensional well-being in contemporary Europe: An analysis of the use of a Self-Organizing Map applied to SHARE data.
    Luca Crivelli, Sara Della Bella and Mario Lucchini
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