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Positive Psychology News Digest on Mappalicious | No. 34/2016

My favorite pieces covering Positive Psychology and adjacent from (roughly) the last seven days.

New York Times: Growing Older, Getting Happier by Nicholas Bakalar

Wall Street Journal: … 151 more words

Positive Psychology Insights

Urjit Patel competent economist: Arun Jaitley

Calling Urjit Patel a “competent economist”, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday expressed hope that as the next RBI Governor he will be able to contain inflation and contribute in country’s… 121 more words


Singapore still among world's liveable cities

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Singapore’s score in a global ranking of livable cities has stagnated since 2011, which may make a difference to highly mobile top talent. 503 more words

Current Affairs

HelpAge Zimbabwe Supports the Elderly

Economist Philip H. Brown has conducted extensive research on the economies of Africa, China, and Chile, as well as areas closer to home, in an effort to address various social issues. 133 more words


A Moment Of Madness

It started with a simple question.

“Are you stupid?”

    My favorite lecturer whose lectures I love but grades I hate had talked about the incomparable ignorance imminent amidst students. 209 more words


Monetary policy in a low r-star world

This short paper by John Williams of San Francisco Fed is doing rounds.

Williams says much of the developed world is stuck in a low r star or the neutral rate: 1,259 more words

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc