Who Says Money Cant Buy Happiness?
By Dwight R. Lee
This article appeared in the Winter 2005/06 issue of The Independent Review.
Some new arguments for higher taxes and government spending rest on the claim, supposedly established by empirical studies and by Adam Smith, that money doesnt buy happiness. In reality, however, more wealth does increase human happiness, if only temporarily.
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