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Happiness quantified : a satisfaction calculus approach

Author: Bernard M S van Praag; Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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How do we measure happiness? This important book presents a unified approach to the analysis of subjective satisfaction and income evaluation. Drawing on empirical analyses from various countries, it  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard M S van Praag; Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell
ISBN: 9780198286547 0198286546 9780199226146 0199226148
OCLC Number: 254048944
Description: XIX, 370 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. The Analysis of Income Satisfaction with an Application to Family Equivalence Scales ; 3. Domain Satisfactions ; 4. The Aggregation of Satisfactions: General Satisfaction as an Aggregate ; 5. Political Satisfaction ; 6. Males, Females, and Households ; 7. The Impact on Past and Future on Present Satisfaction ; 8. The Influence of the Reference Group on our Norms ; 9. Health and Subjective Well-being ; 10. The Effects of Climate on Welfare and Well-being: External Effects ; 11. How to Find Compensations for Aircraft Noise Nuisance ; 12. Taxation and Well-being ; 13. Subjective Income Inequalities ; 14. A generalized approach to subjective inequalities ; 15. Poverty ; 16. Epilogue ; References
Responsibility: Bernard van Praag ; Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell.

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