Richard Layard

Richard Layard is one of the world's leading labour economists, and in 2008 received the IZA International Prize for Labour Economics. A member of the House of Lords, he has done much to raise the public profile of mental health. His 2005 book Happiness has been translated into 20 languages.

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A Good Childhood: Searching for Values in a Competitive Age

A Good Childhood: Searching for Values in a Competitive Age

by Richard Layard, Judy Dunn

  • Paperback £9.99

Every day the newspapers lament the problems facing our children - broken homes, pressures to eat and drink, the stress of exams. The same issues are discussed in every pub and at every dinner party.... (more)

Thrive: The Power of Psychological Therapy

Thrive: The Power of Psychological Therapy

by Richard Layard, David M. Clark

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A ground-breaking argument for better treatment of mental health from Richard Layard (author of Happiness) and David M. Clark. Britain has become a world leader in providing psychological therapies.... (more)

Happiness: Lessons from a New Science: Second Revised Edition

Happiness: Lessons from a New Science: Second Revised Edition

by Richard Layard

  • Paperback £9.99

In this new edition of his landmark book, Richard Layard shows that there is a paradox at the heart of our lives. Most people want more income. Yet as societies become richer, they do not become... (more)

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