Income and well-being: an empirical analysis of the comparison income effect

This paper presents an empirical analysis of the importance of ‘comparison income’ for individual well-being or happiness. In other words, the influence of the income of a reference group on individual well-being is examined. The main novelty is that various hypotheses are tested: the importance of...

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Volume: 89
Main Author: Ferrer-i-Carbonell, Ada
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 2005
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
Elsevier
published in: Journal of public economics Vol. 89; no. 5; pp. 997 - 1019
ORCID: 0000-0001-8086-5941
Data of publication: 2005
ISSN: 0047-2727
1879-2316
EISSN: 1879-2316
Discipline: Economics
Mathematics
Political Science
Series: Journal of Public Economics
Subjects:
I31
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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