Are you addicted to unhappiness?
The Times of India quoted John Helliwell, a professor emeritus at UBC’s school of economics, in an article about happiness. “In countries with high social capital, where people are connected […]
Apr 8, 2019
Why life is better in places economists hate
Yahoo New Zealand quoted John Helliwell, a professor emeritus of economics at UBC, in an article about happiness in different countries. “[The US has] become one of the most unequal […]
Apr 2, 2019
This is the world’s happiest country in 2019
CNN quoted John Helliwell, a professor emeritus of economics at UBC, in an article about the World Happiness Report. Similar articles appeared on DW, Travel and Leisure and Radio Canada International.
Mar 21, 2019
Does the pursuit of happiness actually make you happy?
Global News spoke to John Helliwell, a professor emeritus at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research at UBC, about the pursuit of happiness. His findings show that happiness comes from helping […]
Jan 28, 2019
Meet Canada’s happiest people
John Helliwell, a UBC professor emeritus and happiness expert, spoke about findings from the World Happiness Report for a radio segment published on CityNews 1130. He discussed his recent research […]
Nov 5, 2018
Canadians love living in the suburbs, so why aren’t we building more of them?
The Globe and Mail cited a UBC study for an article about Canadians living in the suburbs. John Helliwell, a UBC economist, found a strong correlation in the suburbs among […]
Oct 23, 2018
Canada’s happiest people are teenaged boys, elderly women
Maclean’s quoted John Helliwell, a UBC professor emeritus of economics and a happiness expert, in a story about Canada’s happiest people. He noted “the opportunities and performance of young women […]
Oct 19, 2018