Economic Policy

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An Economy of Well-Being

Common-sense tools for building genuine wealth and happiness

In the face of political, financial, and environmental upheaval, it’s difficult to slow down and build lives of mindfulness and joy. These things are within reach, but how can we go about … 242 View

The Happiness Policy Handbook

How to Make Happiness and Well-Being the Purpose of Your Government

Thomas Jefferson said that “the purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness.” Yet only now, 270 years later, is the happiness of citizens … ; ; 226 View
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The World After Covid

The Munk Dialogues on a Pandemic

From the world-renowned Munk Debates comes a collection of dialogues by leading intellectuals envisioning our post-pandemic future. During this time of social distancing, the acclaimed Munk … 153 View
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Unicorn in the Woods

As tech investors the world over search for elusive unicorns (start-ups valued at over $1 billion), acclaimed business journalist Gordon Pitts asks whether there can be a place for high-tech … 264 View
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A New Economic Paradigm Based on Well-Being

From: An Economy of Well-Being

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This book is meant to engender hope that a dark age ahead can be avoided and the current system of economic malaise transcended with a more compelling economic future based on the goal of … 8 $0.80 Add
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When Brian Met Chris

From: Unicorn in the Woods

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In the introduction, Pitts describes a consequential meeting of two tech enthusiasts in New Brunswick. 6 $0.60 Add
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Introduction

From: The Happiness Policy Handbook

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The Origins of the Happiness Policy Handbook – A Roadmap to the Handbook ; ; 8 $0.80 Add
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A Brief History of the Happiness Movement

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An Evolution of Sustainable Development: The Happiness Movement – A Few Words about Terminology ; ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Fareed Zakaria in Conversation with Rudyard Griffiths

April 15, 2020

From: The World After Covid

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Fareed Zakara and Rudyard Griffiths discuss Covid-19 and its global impacts. Topics include the world’s transition into a post-American world and China’s current power and influence, … 13 $1.30 Add
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Newton’s Law

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This chapter explores Chris Newton’s younger years; he was an early adopter of home computers, and later enrolled in the computer science program at the University of New Brunswick. 11 $1.10 Add
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Reclaiming Economics for Happiness

From: An Economy of Well-Being

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* Reclaiming the Language of Economics * Happiness: Well-Being of Spirit * A New Index of Well-Being * Measuring Well-Being Objectively * Alberta’s Economic Growth, Disease and Income … 30 $3.00 Add
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Wealth versus Commonwealth

From: Resilience Imperative

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For the last 200 years, the ideology of unregulated markets, free-flow-ing capital, and minimalist government has waxed and waned. The unbridled markets of the 1920s gave way to state investment … ; 36 $3.60 Add
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A Roadmap to Well-Being

From: An Economy of Well-Being

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* Can Well-Being Be Measured? * The Science of Well-Being: What We Measure Affects What We Do * Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and an Indigenous Model of Well-Being * The Util: Measuring Real … 26 $2.60 Add
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Life of Brian

From: Unicorn in the Woods

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In this chapter Pitts examines the early life of Brian Flood, an athletic young man with an aptitude for business and entrepreneurship. 10 $1.00 Add
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What Happiness Policy Is and Why It Matters

From: The Happiness Policy Handbook

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Happiness Policy Makes Economic Sense – Easterlin Paradox – Income Inequality – Mental Health Care – Purchasing Habits ; ; 10 $1.00 Add
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Bhutan, Edmonton and Alberta: Models of Well-Being Economics

From: An Economy of Well-Being

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* Back to Edmonton: The City that Could * The Promise of Alberta * Alberta’s Preliminary Asset Accounts 18 $1.80 Add