#20 Frankie measures happiness

OECD Observer No 262, July 2007

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"Ladies & gentlemen, can you measure economic and social happiness? I think you can. With a simple model. Let me show you."

"This had better be good, Frankie."

"If we ring these satisfaction levels…here. Link these social variables…here. And the environment sphere…here."

"What's he up to?"

"Voila! The model of happiness!"


The world can be a complex place. See how Frankie and his colleagues at Global.org grapple with the thorny public policy issues of our time, in this cartoon strip.

For more Frankie.org, click here.

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