Thrive: The Power of Evidence-Based Psychological Therapies Hardcover, 384 pages, ISBN: 9781846146053, published 3 July 2014 Amazon / Google Books / Allen Lane Mental illness reduces national income by about 4%, and yet we only spend… Read More »Review: Thrive (Richard Layard, David Clark)
Happiness by Design: Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life Hardcover, 256 pages, ISBN: 9780241003107, published 28 August 2014 Amazon / Google Books / Allen Lane Many economists balk at the mention of happiness research. I consider… Read More »Review: Happiness by Design (Paul Dolan)
Some recent research from the Centre for Health Economics at Monash University has quantified something that we are all aware of: fudging in the measurement of health-related quality of life. They have found that, on… Read More »The ‘Q’ in the QALY: are we fudging it?