Nordic countries like Finland and Norway may regularly come out on top of world happiness indexes for wellbeing year-on-year - but new research shows the happiness is far from universal. A report authored by the Nordic Council of Ministers and the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen aims to provide a more nuanced picture of life … Continue reading Why Nordic Countries Might Not Be As Happy As You Think
As the world’s population continues to rise and the average lifespan increases, cities are getting bigger. This poses a new set of challenges and opportunities for government and municipal planners. The increase in population means more energy, water, public service personnel, education and other services. With three million people moving into cities every week, these … Continue reading Can Data Account For Population Growth?