07/01/2014 08:53 am ET

Should Happiness, More Than GDP, Define A Nation's Success?

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The drafters of the Declaration of Independence didn't really define "Happiness" when they cited the pursuit of it as an inalienable right.

But in recent years, there's been a quest to define and measure it, especially in the context of a prosperous economy.

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