Are we Better Off?

October 6th, 2010

With all the dust in the air from the political rhetoric of the fall congressional campaign, what’s the truth about the key issues we face as a nation? Are we any better off than we were a decade ago? This week on Business Matters we’ll asses our progress in the areas of health care, financial markets and happiness.

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Beyond the News,
With Contributor: Trudy Lieberman, Contributing Editor, Columbia Journalism Review
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Roger Lowenstein, Journalist; Author, The End of Wall Street
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Roger reported for the Wall Street Journal for more than a decade and wrote the Journal’s stock market column “Heard on the Street” and also its “Intrinsic Value” column. He now contributes articles and reviews to the Journal and the New York Times Magazine and is a columnist for SmartMoney Magazine.

Sonya Lyubomirsky, Professor, UC Riverside; Author, The How of Happiness
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Sonja Lyubomirsky, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at the University of California, Riverside. She currently teaches courses in social psychology and positive psychology and serves as the Department of Psychology’s graduate advisor. Her teaching and mentoring of students have been recognized with the Faculty of the Year and Faculty Mentor of the Year Awards.

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