Happy Planet Index

Coleman, Denise Youngblood
July 2013
Kyrgyzstan Country Review;2013, p156
Country Report
Country Report
The section presents the Happy Planet Index compiled by the New Economics Foundation, which features several countries including Jamaica, Guatemala, and Cuba.


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