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The Economics of Happiness

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    Chapter 1 The Relevance of Richard A. Easterlin’s Groundbreaking Work. A Historical Perspective
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    Chapter 2 Different Versions of the Easterlin Paradox: New Evidence for European Countries
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    Chapter 3 Lottery Wins and Satisfaction: Overturning Brickman in Modern Longitudinal Data on Germany
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    Chapter 4 Relative Income, Subjective Wellbeing and the Easterlin Paradox: Intra- and Inter-national Comparisons
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    Chapter 5 Relative Income and Happiness in Latin America: Implications for Inequality Debates
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    Chapter 6 Does Happiness Improve Welfare Economics a Lot?
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    Chapter 7 Why the Easterlin Paradox? The Scitovsky Hypothesis
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    Chapter 8 Homo Economicus and Happiness: Towards More Sustainable Development
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    Chapter 9 Distaste for Inequality? The Role of Risk Aversion
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    Chapter 10 Advertising as a Major Source of Human Dissatisfaction: Cross-National Evidence on One Million Europeans
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    Chapter 11 What Makes for a Good Job? Evidence Using Subjective Wellbeing Data
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    Chapter 12 Unhappiness as an Engine of Economic Growth
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    Chapter 13 Keynes’ Grandchildren and Easterlin’s Paradox: What Is Keeping Us from Reducing Our Working Hours?
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    Chapter 14 Using Well-Being Metrics to Assess Social Well-Being and Ill-Being: Lessons from Rising Mortality Rates in the United States
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    Chapter 15 When Does Economic Growth Improve Well-Being?
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    Chapter 16 The Subjective Well-Being Political Paradox: Evidence from Latin America
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    Chapter 17 Born to Be Mild? Cohort Effects Don’t (Fully) Explain Why Well-Being Is U-Shaped in Age
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    Chapter 18 Happiness Amongst Teens in Australia
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    Chapter 19 Do Humans Suffer a Psychological Low in Midlife? Two Approaches (With and Without Controls) in Seven Data Sets
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    Chapter 20 Happiness at Different Ages: The Social Context Matters
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Chapter title
What Makes for a Good Job? Evidence Using Subjective Wellbeing Data
Chapter number 11
Book title
The Economics of Happiness
Published by
Springer, Cham, January 2019
DOI 10.1007/978-3-030-15835-4_11
Book ISBNs
978-3-03-015834-7, 978-3-03-015835-4

Christian Krekel, George Ward, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve

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