15 Dec 2019

Why small countries are richer and happier

From Sunday Morning, 11:30 am on 15 December 2019

In 1914 there were only 13 properly functioning democracies in the world, and today there are 89. Dr. Hannes Gissurarson is a professor of political science at the University of Iceland, and he argues there is a systemic reason for the huge growth of smaller countries that are generally both richer and happier than their larger counterparts.

Lupins in Westfjords Region, Iceland

Lupins in Westfjords Region, Iceland Photo: Photo by Cassie Boca on Unsplash