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Happiness in economics

Author: Easterlin, Richard A. Series: International library of critical writings in economics Publisher: Edward Elgar , 2002.Language: EnglishDescription: ²244 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 184064754XType of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Happiness in Economics Contents Acknowledgements Introduction Richard A. Easterlin PART I EARLY CONTRIBUTORS A Happiness and Income 1. Richard A. Easterlin (1974), 'Does Economic Growth Improve the Human Lot? Some Empirical Evidence', in Paul A. David and Melvin W. Reder (eds), Nations and Households in Economic Growth: Essays in Honor of Moses Abramovitz, New York and London: Academic Press, 89-125 B Determinants of the Happiness­Income Relationship 2. Jeffrey Friedman and Adam McCabe (1996), `Preferentes or Happiness? Tibor Scitovsky's Psychology of Human Needs', Critical Review,10 (4), Fall, 471-80 3. Tibor Scitovsky (1996), 'My Own Criticism of The Joyless Economy' , Critical Review,10 (4), Fall, 595-605 4. Yew-Kwang Ng (1978), `Economic Growth and Social Welfare: The Need for a Complete Study of Happiness', Kyklos, 31 (4), 575-87 C Policy Implications 5. Robert H. Frank (1997), `The Frame of Reference as a Public Good', Economic Journal, 107 (445), November, 1832-47 6. R. Layard (1980), 'Human Satisfactions and Public Policy', Economic Journal, 90, December, 737-50 vii ix 5 45 55 66 81 97 D The Leyden Analysis of Income Norms 7. Bernard M.S. van Praag and Paul Frijters (1999), `The Measurement of Welfare and Well-Being: The Leyden Approach', in Daniel Kahneman, Ed Diener, and Norbert Schwarz (eds), Well-Being: The Foundations of Hedonic Psychology, Chapter 21, New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 413-33 113 8. Huib van de Stadt, Arie Kapteyn and Sara van de Geer (1985), 'The Relativity of Utility: Evidence from Panel Data', Review of Economics and Statistics, LXVII (2), May, 179-87 134 9. Arie Kapteyn (2001), `Relative Utility and Income Growth: An Example', addendum to Chapter 8 143 vi Happiness in Economics PART II RECENT CONTRIBUTIONS: THE DETERMINANTS OF HAPPINESS 10. Andrew J. Oswald (1997), `Happiness and Economic Performance', Economic Journal, 107 (445), November, 1815-31 149 11. Andrew E. Clark and Andrew J. Oswald (1994), `Unhappiness and Unemployment', Economic Journal, 104 (424), May, 648-59 166 12. Rafael Di Tella, Robert J. MacCulloch and Andrew J. Oswald (2001), `Preferences over Inflation and Unemployment: Evidence from Surveys of Happiness', American Economic Review, 91 (1), March, 335-41 178 13. Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer (2000), Ilappiness, Economy and Institutions', Economic Journal, 110 (466), October, 918-38 185 14. Richard A. Easterlin (2001), Income and Happiness: Towards a Unified Theory', Economic Journal, 111 (473), July, 465-84 206 15. Amartya Sen (1996), `Rationality, Joy and Freedom', Critical Review, 10 (4), Fall, 481-94 226 Name Index 241

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