QUICK READ ARTICLES:

These two articles detail how the tiny Himalayan country, Bhutan (a.k.a. “Shangri-La”), which has developed and adopted “Gross National Happiness” as its national policy goal.

These two articles discuss attempts to develop national indices of well-being or happiness as supplements to Gross National Product.  There are other groups working on similar projects.  If you would like information on them, let me know.