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Economics and happiness : framing the analysis

Author: Luigino Bruni; Pier Luigi Porta
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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'Economics and Happiness' provides an overview of happiness studies to date, with a special emphasis on its relationship with economic thought. The book presents the reader with a conceptual framework for a critical understanding of happiness studies and its relationship with economics.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Economics and happiness.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luigino Bruni; Pier Luigi Porta
ISBN: 1423757300 9781423757306 0199286280 9780199286287 0191536709 9780191536700 9780191603006 0191603007
OCLC Number: 64638539
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 366 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Building a better theory of well-being / Richard A. Easterlin --
Does absolute income matter? / Richard H. Frank --
Correspondence of sentiments: an explanation of the pleasure of social interaction / Robert Sugden --
Testing theories of happiness / Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer --
Rethinking public economics: the implications of rivalry and habit / Richard Layard --
Mill between Aristotle and Bentham / Martha C. Nussbaum --
Happiness and political philosophy: the case of Nancy Mitford versus Evelyn Waugh / Matt Matravers --
The connection between the old and new approaches to financial satisfaction / Bernard M.S. van Praag --
Towards a theory of self-segregation as a response to relative deprivation: steady-state outcomes and social welfare / Oded Stark and You Qiang Wang --
Happiness in hardship / Ruut Veenhoven --
The evolution of caring / Charlotte D. Phelps --
Happiness and individualism: a very difficult union / Stefano Zamagni --
Paradoxes of happiness in economics / Luigi Pasinetti.
Responsibility: [edited by] Luigino Bruni and Pier Luigi Porta.


Provides an overview of happiness in Economics. The essays collected in this book provide an assessment of the field, moving from the so-called paradoxes of happiness in Economics. The meaning of  Read more...


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