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Author Praag, Bernard M. S. van.

Title Happiness quantified : a satisfaction calculus approach / Bernard van Praag, Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell.

Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  BF575.H27    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  BF575.H27    Available
Edition Rev. ed.
Description xix, 370 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [337]-350) and index.
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:
Summary "How do we measure happiness? Focusing on subjective measures as a proxy for welfare and well-being, this book finds ways to do that. Subjective measures have been used by psychologists, sociologists, political scientists, and, more recently, ec
Subject Happiness -- Testing.
Happiness -- Economic aspects.
Satisfaction -- Testing.
Satisfaction -- Economic aspects.
Social sciences -- Research -- Methodology.
Quality of life.
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