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Happy States of America

By November 3, 2009No Comments

This report by Richard Florida, Charlotta Mellander, and Peter J. Rentfrow examines results that suggest that residents of states with high levels of well-being were wealthier, better educated, more tolerant, and emotionally stable compared to residents of states with comparatively low levels of well-being. Analyses indicated that connections between well-being and class structure, diversity, and personality remained after controlled income.