Carol Graham

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Name: Carol Graham
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Two Americas: The troubling psychological impact of income inequality

Every morning schoolchildren across America pledge allegiance to the flag and its promise of “liberty and justice for all.” “Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” is probably the best known phrase of the Declaration of Independence. These words ... [Published Raw Story - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Does Emigration Boost Migrant’s Incomes, Happiness and Freedom Satisfaction?

The recent economic crisis and subsequent lagging economic recovery have renewed the immigration debate in the United States and beyond. However, while the effect of migration on the well-being of native populations is important, so is the question ... [Published Brookings Up Front - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

‘No, we’re not that Isis’: when news taints your brand

The Isis boutique in Malvern.‘As far as I’m concerned,” says Isis’s mastermind and figurehead, “it’s an Egyptian goddess from about 3,000 years before Christ. We’ve been here 30 years. Where have this lot bloody come from, anyway?”If this is a surprisingly ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 04 2014 - Updated Oct 04 2014 - 2 reports

One Military Family, Two Lost Sons: One To Combat, One To Suicide

Audio for this story from All Things Considered will be available at approximately 7:00 p.m. Over 5,000 Americans have died fighting in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mark and Carol Graham were college sweethearts. On the deaths of Mark and Carol Graham's ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 04 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Early Fall Gardening Workshops and One Awesome Plant Swap

If you’re like me, stuck between retiring your summer garden and procrastinating prep for a winter garden, then maybe it’s time we took a break from the dirty work and attended a few workshops. Lucky for us, there are a number of events planned over the ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Santander staff from Milton Keynes conquer Snowdon in the dark

The local Santander team who raised £1,600 for the NSPCCComments (0)Adventurous staff from Santander in Milton Keynes trekked through the night to the top of Snowdon to raise money for charity.The team also went back down, braving the cold, mist and terrifying ... [Published MKWeb - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Carol Graham Awarded for "Substantial Contribution" to Quality of Life Research

This week in Berlin, Brookings scholar Carol Graham , the Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow,   is being recognized by the  International Society for Quality of Life Studies (ISQOL) with a research fellow award for "substantial contribution to quality-of-life ... [Published Brookings Institution - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Happy Neighbors are Good for You, Wealthy Ones are Not: Some Lessons from a Far-Away Country

Editor's Note: In this blog, Carol Graham discusses the impact of inequality on well-being, particularly in Mongolia, which has experienced a dramatic economic and political transition in recent years. For a more detailed look at Mongolia's well-being ... [Published Brookings Up Front - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Happy Neighbors Are Good For You, Wealthy Ones Are Not: Some Insights From a First Study of Well-Being in Mongolia

There is burgeoning literature on well-being around the world, much of which finds consistent patterns in its determinantsin countries and cultures around the world.Many of these patterns are predictable: Income mattersto individual well-being, but ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Religion and Wellbeing Around the World: Social Purpose, Social Time, or Social Insurance?

ABTRACT A number of studies find that religious people are happier than non-religious ones. Yet a number of fundamental questions about that relationship remain unanswered. A critical one is the direction of causality: does religion make people happier ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 2 reports

Frustrated Achievers, Protests, and Unhappiness in 3 Charts

For years our research on happiness has been finding progress paradoxes in the globalization process, and we have been tracking cohorts of “ frustrated achievers ” across a wide range of countries, especially in Latin America. These are individuals ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jun 17 2014]
First reported May 20 2014 - Updated May 20 2014 - 2 reports

Ivy League Degree Not Required for Happiness

Editor’s Note: Admission rates this year are at an all-time low, while anxiety about the college admission process remains high. Carol Graham and Michael O’Hanlon write that an Ivy League degree does not necessarily determine happiness or success. ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - May 20 2014]

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Two Americas: The troubling psychological impac... [Published Raw Story - Oct 23 2014]
Does Emigration Boost Migrant’s Incomes, Happin... [Published Brookings Up Front - Oct 17 2014]
‘No, we’re not that Isis’: when news taints you... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 13 2014]
One Military Family, Two Lost Sons: One To Comb... [Published Austin American Statesman - Oct 04 2014]
One Military Family, Two Lost Sons: One To Comb... [Published WNYC - Oct 04 2014]
Early Fall Gardening Workshops and One Awesome ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 25 2014]
Santander staff from Milton Keynes conquer Snow... [Published MKWeb - Sep 25 2014]
Carol Graham Awarded for "Substantial Contribut... [Published Brookings Institution - Sep 16 2014]
Happy Neighbors are Good for You, Wealthy Ones ... [Published Brookings Up Front - Sep 15 2014]
Happy Neighbors Are Good For You, Wealthy Ones ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 29 2014]
Religion and Wellbeing Around the World: Social... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 22 2014]
Frustrated Achievers, Protests, and Unhappiness... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jun 17 2014]
Frustrated Achievers, Protests, and Unhappiness... [Published Brookings Up Front - Jun 17 2014]
Ivy League Degree Not Required for Happiness [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - May 20 2014]
Ivy League Degree Not Required for Happiness [Published Brookings Up Front - May 20 2014]
Joy To The World [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - May 13 2014]
NITV Federal Services LLC Becomes World's First... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 22 2014]
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Does Emigration Boost Migrant’s Incomes, Happin... [Published Brookings Up Front - Oct 17 2014]
The recent economic crisis and subsequent lagging economic recovery have renewed the immigration debate in the United States and beyond. However, while the effect of migration on the well-being of native populations is important, so is the question ...
Happy Neighbors are Good for You, Wealthy Ones ... [Published Brookings Up Front - Sep 15 2014]
Editor's Note: In this blog, Carol Graham discusses the impact of inequality on well-being, particularly in Mongolia, which has experienced a dramatic economic and political transition in recent years. For a more detailed look at Mongolia's well-being ...
Happy Neighbors Are Good For You, Wealthy Ones ... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 29 2014]
There is burgeoning literature on well-being around the world, much of which finds consistent patterns in its determinantsin countries and cultures around the world.Many of these patterns are predictable: Income mattersto individual well-being, but ...
Religion and Wellbeing Around the World: Social... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Aug 22 2014]
ABTRACT A number of studies find that religious people are happier than non-religious ones. Yet a number of fundamental questions about that relationship remain unanswered. A critical one is the direction of causality: does religion make people happier ...
Frustrated Achievers, Protests, and Unhappiness... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jun 17 2014]
For years our research on happiness has been finding progress paradoxes in the globalization process, and we have been tracking cohorts of “ frustrated achievers ” across a wide range of countries, especially in Latin America. These are individuals ...
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