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Tuesday  18 October 2011  18:30 - 20:00

CEP Public Events

CEP Wellbeing Public Debate: Is happiness the right measure of social progress?

Robert Skidelsky , joint with Richard Layard

In his book Happiness (recently updated), Richard Layard argues that the best societies are those with the most happiness and the least misery. Public policy should be made on this basis. Robert Skidelsky has many reservations. They debate the issue.