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There is more to life than GDP. When discussing living standards, we are increasingly looking at subjective well-being to complement data on income and output. Our work looks at changes in well-being across different groups, and what drives these changes.

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George Bangham

Research and Policy Analyst
T: 0203 372 2950
E: George,Bangham@resolutionfoundation.org
Publications

Happy now? Lessons for economic policy makers from a focus on subjective well-being

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How happy are people in the United Kingdom? How satisfied are they with their lives? In the Resolution Foundation’s first detailed analysis of subjective wellbeing data, this paper takes a…
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All aboard the Millennial Express – longer commutes for less pay

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The ONS serve to uplift and depress analysts like me in equal measure. And today they served up the latter, with new figures showing that the number of people commuting…
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How can employers support wellbeing in the gig economy?

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Working in the gig economy can be a liberating experience. Freed from the rigidities of the 9 to 5 life, individuals find that they are able to enjoy work at…
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One billion hours: what’s happening to the working week?

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Towards the end of 2015 the jobs market passed an important-sounding milestone – we now work more than one billion hours each week. This has been wholly driven by strong…
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