The G20 has just promised $1.1 trillion to help shore up the global economy, posing for pictures under a big banner with the sun rising on a darkened world, and the words ‘stability – growth – jobs’.
Governments spend a whole lot of time encouraging and promoting ‘growth’, but we all know that life is more complex than economics. Wealth is only one factor in well-being. What if the government focused on the things that really make life worth living?
- These figures are from the BBC report The Happiness Formula.