Happiness and Economics: How the Economy and Institutions Affect Human Well-Being

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Happiness and Economics: How the Economy and Institutions Affect Human Well-Being - Frey, Bruno S, and Stutzer, Alois
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Curiously, economists, whose discipline has much to do with human well-being, have shied away from factoring the study of happiness into their work. Happiness, they might say, is an ''unscientific'' concept. This is the first book to establish empirically the link between happiness and economics--and between happiness and democracy. Two respected economists, Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer, integrate insights and findings from psychology, where attempts to measure quality of life are well-documented, as well as from ...

Happiness and Economics: How the Economy and Institutions Affect Human Well-Being 2001, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691069982

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