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macroeconomics of happiness

Rafael Di Tella

macroeconomics of happiness

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Published by Institute of Economics and Statistics, University of Oxford in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Title from cover.

StatementRafael Di Tella, Robert J. MacCulloch, Andrew J. Oswald.
SeriesLabour Market Consequences of Technical and Structural Change discussion paper series -- no.19, Labour Market Consequences of Technical and Structural Change discussion paper series (University of Oxford, Institute of Economics and Statistics) -- no.19.
ContributionsMacCulloch, Robert J., Oswald, Andrew J., University of Oxford. Institute of Economics and Statistics.
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Open LibraryOL17289058M

The set of papers collected in this volume aims to provide an overview of happiness studies to date, with a special emphasis on its relationship with economic thought. This volume discusses the state of the art and the main strands and contributions to the economics of happiness, as a sub-discipline related to political economy. However, the main thrust of the volume is in . The latest version of the World Happiness Index has been released, showing the 'happiness' levels in countries around the world. The key point about this index for students of economics is that the Index offers an alternative way of measuring the impact of government activity beyond the seemingly simplistic method of just looking at GDP per head or growth in GDP. The interesting . The Pursuit of Happiness Carl Elliott, the author of Better Than Well, talks about amputee wannabes, Extreme Makeover, and the meta-ethics of bioethics August Issue.


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