In this document, we perform a detailed data analysis on the World Happiness Report with its relation to the socio-economic North-South Divide. In order to do so, we perform some extensive data cleaning and analysis before querying on the World Happiness Report. Our results based on Hypothesis Testing determines the happiness of the Global North is greater than that of the Global South. Furthermore, our queries show that the mean happiness score for the Global North significantly outweighing that of the South. Likewise, the 10 'Happiest' nations all belong to the Global North whereas the 10 'least happy' nations belong to the Global South.
"A Data Analysis of the World Happiness Index and its Relation to the North-South Divide,"
Undergraduate Economic Review: Vol. 16
, Article 6.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/uer/vol16/iss1/6