Darrin MacMahon notes that people are fairly happy in contemporary capitalist democracies and asks me what public policy can do to create even greater happiness for a greater number. In my view there are options at three levels: the macro level of nations, the meso level of organizations, and the micro level of individuals. I have discussed these options in more detail elsewhere.[1]

happiness, public policy, sociology
Sociology of Economics (jel A14)
Department of Sociology

Veenhoven, R. (2007). What public policy can add to happiness. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/1765/12755