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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Law and happiness.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Eric A Posner; Cass R Sunstein
|Notes:||Contains papers from the conference held at the Univ. of Chicago Law School on June 1 and 2, 2007; published in the Journal of legal studies, vol. XXXVII (June 2008).|
|Description:||1 online resource (358 p.) : ill.|
|Contents:||Introduction to the conference on law and happiness / Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein --
Measuring well-being for public policy: preferences or experiences? / Paul Dolan and Tessa Peasgood --
Happiness inequality in the United States / Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers --
Who is the happy warrior? : philosophy poses questions to psychology / Martha C. Nussbaum --
Two recommendations on the pursuit of happiness / Christopher K. Hsee, Fei Xu, and Ningyu Tang --
Hive psychology, happiness, and public policy / Jonathan Haidt, J. Patrick Seder, and Selin Kesebir --
Illusory losses / Cass R. Sunstein --
Pain and suffering awards: they shouldn't be (just) about pain and suffering / Peter A. Ubel and George Loewenstein --
Death, happiness, and the calculation of compensatory damages / Andrew J. Oswald and Nattavudh Powdthavee --
Happiness research and cost-benefit analysis / Matthew Adler and Eric A. Posner --
What does happiness research tell us about taxation? / David A. Weisbach --
The effect of crime on life satisfaction / Mark A. Cohen.
|Other Titles:||Law & happiness
Brigham Young University journal of legal studies.
|Responsibility:||edited by Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein.|