This article provides a general review and discussion of the debate surrounding Big Data and wellbeing. We ask four main questions: Is Big Data very new or very old? How well can we now predict individual and aggregate wellbeing with Big Data, and to what extent do novel measurement tools complement survey-based measures? Is Big Data responsible for the rising interest in wellbeing or a threat to it? What are the economic and societal consequences of Big Data, and is there a point to government regulation of ownership, access, and consent?
|Title of host publication||Philosophical Studies Series|
|Number of pages||32|
|Publication status||Published - 20 Aug 2020|
|Series||Philosophical Studies Series|
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