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92165

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Martin, B. (2014). Government goals and policy get in the way of our happiness. The Conversation, (20 March), 1-4.

Abstract

Australian government policy and happiness research are pointing in very different directions.

A prime goal of government policy is economic growth. Many Australians go along with this, assuming that more money will make them happier. However, policy and common belief need to confront an increasing body of research that suggests a different approach to improving well-being.

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