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Thank you for a great AU 2017! - Acton University 2018: June 19 - 22

How to Pursue Happiness: How Does the Economy Help the Good Life?

Session 6
Introductory Course

Does money buy happiness? No, but there’s plenty of evidence of a link between happiness and economic well-being. Indeed, the “pursuit of happiness” identified with the “American Dream” implies a connection. In this lecture, we will look at the results of modern happiness studies and show how economic flourishing connects not just to the psychological happiness captured in these studies, but how it's connected to true happiness, which must include virtue.

Instructor Info

Jay Richards, Ph.D.

Assistant Research Professor in the School of Business and Economics, The Catholic University of America

Jay Richards
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