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Happiness on the agenda at world government summit in Dubai

Ruut Veenhoven, who is affiliated with the Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organization of Erasmus University Rotterdam

At the World Government Summit in Dubai Emeritus Professor, Ruut Veenhoven, who is affiliated with the Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organization of Erasmus University Rotterdam conducted a session on how happiness can be measured by countries. Speaking to Gulf News, Professor Veenhoven, explained how income inequality highlighted the role that factors, apart from income, play in determining a person’s level of happiness.

“Requirements for happiness are universal - good governance, social relationships like marriage and stable governments. Predictable governments give people the freedom to choose how they want to live their lives.”

More information

For more information read the article on the website of Gulf News, 14 February 2018.