A. Economy and Life
economic prosperity, uplift livingstandards
In most cases, economic prosperity canuplift people’s living standards through new products and better services.
speedy growth of economy, price hikes
In the meantime, speedy growth of economyalso means that people have to face price hikes across the board.
economic success, be out of sync
Unfortunately, it seems that quality oflife and economic success are sometimes out of sync.
B. Economy and Happiness
economically developed regions
In many economically developed regions,people’s level of happiness is actually decreasing.
a delicate balance, economic realities
There is a delicate balance between a country’seconomic realities and how happy its citizens are.
gross national happiness, soundmeasurement
Gross National Happiness, a concept firstproposed by Bhutan, is a more sound measurement of national success than mereGDP (Gross Domestic Product).
C. Economy and Science
scientific advances, a driving force
Scientific advances are an unmistakabledriving force for sustainable economic development.
social stability, a conducive atmosphere
Economic and social stability can create aconducive atmosphere for scientific and technological breakthroughs.
high-tech industries, bring enormoushopes
An increasing number of high-techindustries have brought enormous hopes for global economic recovery.