Tag: World Happiness Report

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  • Happiness of the World

    Happiness of the World

    The concept of GDP as the criterion of a nation's well-being is under the lens. As the annual UN-backed World Happiness Report, much similar to the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi Commission inspired OECD Better Life Index advances the ‘Beyond GDP‘ agenda, economists grapple with an old paradox about growth and happiness

    May 25, 2019
  • In Pursuit of Happiness

    In Pursuit of Happiness

    Let’s remember, when life shuts a door, open it! It’s only a door and that’s how doors work

    April 18, 2019
  • World Happiness Report: India 10 spots down, ranks 133rd, Finland on top

    World Happiness Report: India 10 spots down, ranks 133rd, Finland on top

    At 75, Pakistan is way above India, and so is China (86). While Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are at 115 and 116 positions, respectively, Nepal stands at 101 and Bhutan at 97.

    March 15, 2018
  • The Unhappy Indian

    The Unhappy Indian

    The World Happiness Report has consistently ranked India near the bottom of the scale of happiness. Currently, we are ranked at number 122 out of the 157 countries surveyed, which make us a morose lot. Though ranking of happiness is a recent phenomenon, one has a feeling that we were far happier at the time …

    August 19, 2017
  • Land of bright nights and glass igloos

    Land of bright nights and glass igloos

    Finland is the most stable country as per 'The Fragile States Index 2015, Fund for Peace' and amongst the five happiest in the world according to the 'UN World Happiness Report 2016'. Besides, it ranks number one in criminal justice (worldjusticeproject.org) and is, as per the 'Environmental Performance Index', the greenest country in the world. …

    April 23, 2017
  • India least happy country in the world, says report

    India least happy country in the world, says report

    India along with Cambodia and Burundi, is among the least happy countries in the Asian region. The fifth annual World Happiness Report puts India at the 122nd spot in a list of 155 countries, Cambodia at 129 and Burundi at 154th.  The report says that work is one of the major factors affecting happiness. “Unemployment …

    April 7, 2017
  • World Happiness: Pakistanis happier than Indians!

    World Happiness: Pakistanis happier than Indians!

    India ranked 122nd, behind terror-riven Pakistan and poorest-of-poor Nepal in the global list of the happiest countries, according to a United Nations report released on Monday. India came down by three slots, as last year it was placed at 118th spot. It was behind the majority of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) nations, …

    March 20, 2017