Our subjective well-being deserves policy attention too4 min read . Updated: 04 Feb 2021, 09:22 PM IST
- We need to go beyond objective economic measures and also weigh people’s self-perceptions of well-being as we formulate policy. It matters whether people see themselves as better off.
- A study reveals that factors such as age, caste, schooling and social affiliations tend to influence how Indians evaluate the quality of their lives. Such findings can guide our approach.