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Economics and happiness : framing the analysis

Author: Luigino Bruni; Pier Luigi Porta
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed., 2005. 1st ed. in paperback, 2007View all editions and formats
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This book is the first of its kind to provide an overview of the relationship between economics and happiness. Including contributions from those who helped to establish this growing field, this  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Luigino Bruni; Pier Luigi Porta
ISBN: 9780199215232 0199215235 9780199286287 0199286280
OCLC Number: 638727346
Notes: This book is the first of its kind to provide a comprehensive overview of the burgeoning field of happiness and economics. The essays collected in this book provide an authoritative and comprehensive assessment of the theoretical, applied and partly experimental aspects of the whole field and discusses the economic, sociological, philosophical, and psychological contributions to the field. The book breaks new ground, particularly on the more recent directions ... etc.
Description: xii, 366 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Building a Better Theory of Well-Being ; 2. Does Absolute Income Matter? ; 3. Correspondence of Sentiments ; 4. Testing Theories of Happiness ; 5. Rethinking Public Economics ; 6. Mill Between Aristotle and Bentham ; 7. Happiness and Political Philosophy ; 8. The Connection Between Old and New Approaches to Financial Satisfaction ; 9. Towards a Theory of Self-Segregation as a Response to Relative Deprivation ; 10. Happiness in Hardship ; 11. Happiness and Individualism ; 12. The Evolution of Caring ; 13. Paradoxes of Happiness in Economics
Responsibility: Luigino Bruni and Pier Luigi Porta [eds.].

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