The 4th Economics of Happiness Conference took place in Portland, Oregon from February 27th to March 1st, 2015. The program included plenaries, panels, interactive workshops and other participatory sessions.
The wide range of inter-connected topics included:
local food, public policy, democracy, local business, the commons, cooperatives, local finance, spirituality, connecting to nature, economic indicators, health, education, bridging the North-South divide, the new economy movement, climate justice, cultural diversity, biodiversity, environmental justice, income inequality, and the impact of the economy on our psychological well-being.
For proceedings, including slides and talk transcripts, view here:
Bayo Akomolafe: Transcript of plenary talk
Ellen Brown: Plenary slides ( 2 mb)
Jihan Gearon: Plenary slides
Richard Heinberg: Plenary slides
Manish Jain: Transcript of plenary talk
Sandra Lubarsky: Plenary slides
Camila Moreno: Plenary slides
Janelle Orsi: Plenary slides
Michael Shuman: Plenary slides
Nicole Chaland: Community Organizers Kit
Michael Shuman: Workshop slides
Brian Smith: Workshop presentation
Donnie Maclurcan: Summary of workshop topic
Check out our Flickr album with all our photos from the conference!
John de Graaf