Benjamin Radcliff
Professor of political science, University of Notre Dame

Benjamin Radcliff is a professor of political science at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. He is the author of The Political Economy of Human Happiness (2013).

Written by Benjamin Radcliff

People walk along an avenue of blossoming cherry trees at the cemetary of Bispebjerg in Copenhagen April 21, 2015. Photo by Sophia Juliane Lydolph/Scanpix Denmark

Essay/
Economics
A happy state

Why is the welfare state under attack when happiness economics shows it is the system most conducive to human wellbeing?

Benjamin Radcliff