A Computational Analysis of World Happiness And It’s Implications
This paper examines the relationship between GDP, Gini Index, suicide rate, and the World Happiness Index. We find that the change in happiness in a country is correlated with a reduction in inequality and an increase in GDP. From these findings, we reject the Easterlin Paradox, find no relation between happiness and suicides, and we find a relation between election quality and happiness.
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