2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

ECON 30533 Happiness: Culture, Economics, and Being

Prerequisites for ECON 30533: 'C-' or better in ECON 30243; for ANTH 30533: no prerequisite. Explores anthropological and economic perspectives on happiness and human flourishing: the diverse ways in which well-being is conceptualized and experienced in different cultural contexts, the complex relationship between well-being and economic growth, and cross-disciplinary inquiry into the conditions and activities (such as community, ecology, dignity, creativity, generosity, trust, health, and inequality) that engender or impede human flourishing.