The data suggests that the more money you make, the happier and more satisfied you become. There is no end to the striving.
Some argue we should focus on growing happiness, not growing the economy. But we can do both!
The Romney campaign, referencing two studies, says stimulus doesn't work. But a more comprehensive look at the literature leads to a very different conclusion. Thirteen good studies conclude that stimulative policies are effective, while two studies concluded the opposite. The consensus is clear: economists think stimulus works.