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.

Let’s Measure What Matters to Well-being: Interview with John McKnight and Peter Block (Abundant Communities)

On December 2, 2014 I had the pleasure of joining my mentors Peter Block and John McKnight (co-authors of the book The Abundant Community) in an interview to discuss the practical steps in building flourishing neighbourhoods and cities of well-being. … Continue reading

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Is the world on the verge of another financial crisis?

Is the world on the verge of another financial crisis?: What Britain’s most famous bank whistleblower can teach us.   December 4, 2014 In October I journeyed to London to visit with my new friend Paul Moore, the so-called ‘HBOS … Continue reading

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How Canada’s Wetlands Provide Genuine Value to the Well-being of Canadians.

How Canada’s Wetlands Provide Genuine Value to the Well-being of Canadians. July 8, 2014 Most of us take nature for granted. In economic terms we effectively ignore the benefits that nature provides us including clean water, clean air, healthy soil … Continue reading

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Let’s Measure What Matters to Well-being

Let’s go beyond GDP and Start Measuring What Matters to our Well-being and Happiness  Between 1995 and 1998 I was working as a senior economic advisor to former Alberta Treasurer Jim Dinning as part of a team at Alberta Treasury that … 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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