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Sir Gus O'Donnell on measuring wellbeing

31 March 2014 Last updated at 13:10 BST

The Cabinet Office has been looking at the relationship between different jobs and levels of life satisfaction, and publicans, it turns out, are in the unhappiest occupation of all.

A report out on Thursday from the former head of the civil service, Sir Gus O'Donnell, commissioned by the Legatum Institute, explains the impact wellbeing research is already having on policy and argues for more of it in the future.