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