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Happiness and economic growth : lessons from developing countries

Author: Andrew E Clark; Claudia Senik-Leygonie; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Series: Studies of Policy Reform.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyses the relationship between income and subjective well-being, and in particular in the context of developing countries. Several chapters focus on China and underline how the rise in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew E Clark; Claudia Senik-Leygonie; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780198723653 0198723652
OCLC Number: 939892836
Description: XIII, [1], 277 s. : il. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Life Satisfaction in the Transition from Socialism to Capitalism ; Discussion ; 2. The Great Happiness Moderation: Well-Being Inequality during Episodes of Income Growth ; Discussion ; 3. Poor, or Just Feeling Poor? On Using Subjective Data in Measuring Poverty ; Discussion ; 4. Subjective Well-Being and Social Evaluation: a Case Study of China ; Discussion ; 5. Income comparisons in China ; Discussion ; 6. Hapiness and Economic Growth: A Panel Discussion ; 7. Concluding Remarks: How Inequality Matters to Well-Being: Agency, Adaptation, and Changes versus Levels
Series Title: Studies of Policy Reform.
Responsibility: Andrew E. Clark and Claudia Senik.

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the volume contains important evidence and contributes to the literature on SWB in developing countries * Cirenia Chavez Villegas, Journal of Human Development and Capabilities * This book is a great Read more...

 
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