Part of the six-volume Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, this is a comprehensive look at the economics of wellbeing with coverage of history, research, policy, and practice.
- Examines the challenges inherent in studying and measuring wellbeing from an economic perspective
- Discusses strategies and interventions to improve wellbeing across the lifespan and in different settings
- Addresses the potential economic benefits for governments and policymakers of actively investing in initiatives to improve wellbeing, from the workplace to the home to the natural environment
- Emphasizes the need to strengthen the evidence base for the economics of wellbeing and improve methods for translating research into policy and practice