Guest post by Elisa Räsänen.
Are Nordic people really happy? Yes, they are, at least according to the most recent World Happiness Report (2017), in which Norway was declared the happiest country in the world, with Denmark, Iceland and Finland making it into the top 5. We decided to explore this “happiness,” which is arguably a consequence of the successful Nordic welfare state model, but also the possible issues that might lie within those systems, in the film series Nordic Tales of Privilege and Anxiety. (more…)