How Our Tweets Reflect Our Happiness

Through more than 10,000 happy and sad words in tweets, the Computational Story Lab hedonometer has been measuring happiness everyday.

Challenging the GDP

Articles describing Dr. Stiglitz’s conclusions about the weaknesses of the GDP omit one key piece of information. Can an equally objective statistic replace it? When Simon Kuznets developed the GDP concept during the 1930s, he selected quantifiable variables that could…