April 6th, 2018

The Happy Canadian: Jeffrey Sachs on Canada’s (and the U.S.’s) happiness ranking

Canada is the seventh happiest place in the world, according to an annual UN report and one if its co-authors, Jeffrey Sachs, says the ranking is good news for Canada. “People in Canada are happy and Canada is one of the happiest places in the world and I understand why,” Sachs told iPolitics in an interview at the University of Ottawa. Sachs is a professor at Columbia University, the director of the Centre for Sustainable Development, a senior UN advisor and world renowned economist. The report, published last month, ranked Finland as the world’s happiest country. The United States landed at 18, down from 14 the year before.

Read the full article in iPolitics


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