Topic: Happiness

The art of giving up

June 15, 2011
The art of giving up

An obsession with success can have negative side effects on what arguably matters even more in life: being happy.

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Beautiful People Are Happier, Economists Find

March 29, 2011

Good-looking people are generally happier than their plain looking or unattractive counterparts, largely because of the higher salaries, other economic benefits and more successful spouses that come with beauty, according to new research from economists at The University of Texas at Austin.

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McCombs professor discusses consumer behavior

Feb. 23, 2009
McCombs professor discusses consumer behavior

Past research has shown that opting for shared experiences such as vacations and theatre tickets will lead to more long-term happiness than will buying material goods.

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