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Build back happier

In CEP’s first anniversary lecture marking 30 years since the Centre began, founder director Richard Layard outlined the science of wellbeing and its implications for public policy. As society tries to recover from the coronavirus crisis, he concludes that in seeking to ‘build back better’, our fundamental aim should be to ‘build back happier’.

Richard Layard

1 March 2021     Paper Number CEPCP595

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This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Community Wellbeing programme.