Category Archives: Press Coverage

Train Your Brain to Spend Smarter: A Chat With

A few months ago Linda Lombardi, a writer for the website Learnvest, asked us if she could conduct a Q & A to learn how our research helps people spend and save their money in ways that result in the most happiness. While … Continue reading

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Seattle University hosts National Happiness Conference this week!

The first national Happiness conference will be held in Seattle this week.  The conference, which brings together more than 150 experts and activists from as far away as South Africa, and from more than a dozen U.S. states begins Friday, … Continue reading

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Creating a better economic future: The Economics of Happiness

Economic localization is the key to sustaining biological and cultural diversity – to sustaining life itself.  The sooner we shift towards the local, the sooner we will begin healing our planet, our communities, and ourselves.” – Helena Norberg-Hodge, director and … Continue reading

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Welcome to Beyond the Purchase!

We’re live! launched yesterday morning as an interactive website allowing individuals to participate in research exploring the link between spending decisions and well-being. So far we’ve had over 100 people join, and we’re already getting great coverage from our … Continue reading

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