This is What Makes a Country “Happy”

The World Happiness Report confirms what we already know - that people living in societies where people take care of one another are better off than people in societies who are more focused on the individual than the community.

Can Government Make You Happy?

(World Government Summit, Dubai) -- The question of whether a government should be responsible for the happiness of its people is at least as old as 1776, when the Declaration of Independence made “happiness” a national aspiration alongside “life” and “liberty...

SDGs Get Their First International Hearing

(Dubai, UAE) — I’m coming to you from the World Government Summit. This is a three day conference, hosted by the government of Dubai, dedicated to discussions about the technologies and ideas that will shape the future of government and public policy. In some ...