PBS NewsHour

Finding the Connection Between Prosperity and Happiness

Clip: 06/20/2013 | 9m 43s

Usually, as a country's GDP goes up, that nation's well-being tends to rise as well. But for the last 35 years as GDP has grown in the United States, Americans' average happiness hasn't increased. Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to researchers about how they study the connection between money and happiness.

Aired: 06/20/13

Rating: NR

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