Why did the Chinese become less happy during their growth boom?

June 16, 2015

In China, GDP per capita and household consumption increased fourfold between the years 1990 and 2005, and life expectancy climbed to 75.3 years from 67 years in 1980. Carol Graham in her post on Brookings Institutions explores why life satisfaction levels plummeted during the same period.

 Read the complete post here.

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