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Description:  How you spend has a greater effect on your happiness than how much you spend, researchers say.

Source: NYTimes.com
 
Date: 08/07/2010

Link: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/08/business/08consume.html?ref=business

Questions for discussion:

  • Summarize the key points presented in the article.
  • Do you think there is an emerging trend among consumers to reject the levels of consumption that would seem normal to most of us today?
  • Why do you suppose consumers behave the way that they do?

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