Author Archives: Mark Anielski

About Mark Anielski

I am an economist interested in genuine wealth and the author of the Economics of Happiness, a book that reveals how to use numbers to get at what's really important in life.

The real cost of eliminating poverty

What would it cost to eliminate poverty and ensure that each person on the planet enjoyed a ‘living wage’; enough income to meet their basic needs for a descent and good life? First, the world’s leaders, along with the world’s … Continue reading

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First Study to Measure the Wellbeing Impacts of the BC Construction Associations Employment Program

BC’S STEP PROGRAM PAYS BACK GOVERNMENT FUNDING WITHIN 10 MONTHS, DELIVERS $8+ MILLION IN INCREMENTAL REVENUE  VICTORIA, BC, October 2, 2013 – A report published today by Mark Anielski of Anielski Management demonstrates that the British Columbia Construction Association’s (BCCA) … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Dominic Mishio and the City of Leduc, Alberta: How to Win an Election based on Genuine Wealth

A Tribute to Dominic Mishio and the City of Leduc: How to win an Election based on a Genuine Wealth Approach to Governance “ The genuine wealth assessment for the City of Leduc is the document that guides our strategic plan. … Continue reading

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Building the New Alberta Economy of WellBeing, by Design

The New Economy of Wellbeing, By Design, for Alberta August 31, 2013 What if Alberta’s economic development strategies were oriented towards enabling the highest possible conditions of wellbeing that yielded genuine happiness and joy? Are there design features for our … Continue reading

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Ensuring Sustainable Happiness through Local Food Security for Edmonton: A Case for Conserving Edmonton’s Prime Food Lands

Ensuring Sustainable Happiness through Local Food Security for Edmonton (this was based on presentation I made January 30, 2009 at the Food Today, Tomorrow and Forever conference in Edmonton, Alberta) As the 2013 municipal election will soon be upon our … Continue reading

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