Richard Layard explains why he believes Happiness matters most - for each of us as individuals, but also as the defining feature of a good society.
Lord Richard Layard is Head of the Wellbeing Programme at London School of Economics. He is author of Happiness: Lessons from a new science and co-founder of Action for Happiness.
This video is part of the Action for Happiness course and contains edited highlights from the "Sunday Sermon" delivered by Richard Layard at the School of Life on 23 January 2011.
The original School of Life video can be found here: vimeo.com/19335075