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Ireland in 13th place on misery index

Ireland sits between Argentina and Colombia in thirteenth place in terms of misery, according to the latest global misery index.

30th April, 2012

Ireland sits between Argentina and Colombia in thirteenth place in terms of misery, according to the latest global misery index.

The Irish score now stands at 16.5 per cent, down from a high of 17.5 per cent, according to figures on Bloomberg. In September 2009, Ireland’s misery index stood at 6.2 per cent.

The misery index was initiated by economist Arthur Okun, an adviser to President Lyndon Johnson in the 1960's and is calculated by adding a...

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