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Measuring happiness : the economics of well-being

Author: Joachim Weimann; Andreas Knabe; Ronnie Schöb
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : MIT Press, [2015]
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An investigation of the happiness-prosperity connection and whether economists can measure well-being.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Weimann, Joachim, 1956-
Measuring happiness
(DLC) 2014019585
(OCoLC)880831228
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joachim Weimann; Andreas Knabe; Ronnie Schöb
ISBN: 9780262323710 0262323710
OCLC Number: 903531559
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 212 pages)
Contents: The economics of happiness and its most important results. The end of materialism? --
Economists' way of thinking : "more is better than less" --
The Easterlin attack --
If money doesn't make us happy, what then? --
The economic determinants of happiness --
What is to be done if money doesn't make us happy? --
What is happiness research telling us? Are we measuring correctly? --
How much truth is there in the Easterlin Paradox? --
Unemployed and happy?! --
The importance of relative position --
Conclusion.
Other Titles: Geld macht doch glücklich.
Responsibility: Joachim Weimann, Andreas Knabe, and Ronnie Schöb.

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An investigation of the happiness-prosperity connection and whether economists can measure well-being.

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