How to buy happiness. Michael Norton, author of Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending

Michael Norton, author of Happy Money: The Science of Happier Spending.

Despite what we have said elsewhere on this site, money can sometimes buy happiness — when you don’t spend it on yourself. Michael explains how ‘pro-social’ spending can benefit everyone. This principle does not only apply to spending money, by the way – it also applies to attention and time…