edited by David McDaid and Cary L. Cooper
Part of the six-volume Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, this is a comprehensive look at the economics of wellbeing with coverage of history, research, policy, and practice. It examines the challenges inherent in studying and measuring wellbeing from an economic perspective. It discusses strategies and interventions to improve wellbeing across the lifespan and in different settings. It addresses the potential economic benefits for governments and policymakers of actively investing in initiatives to improve wellbeing.