The Macroeconomics of Happiness

We show that macroeconomic movements have strong effects on the happiness of nations. First, we find that there are clear microeconomic patterns in the psychological well-being levels of a quarter of a million randomly sampled Europeans and Americans from the 1970s to the 1990s. Happiness equations...

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Volume: 85
Main Author: Rafael Di Tella
Robert J. MacCulloch
Andrew J. Oswald
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: CAMBRIDGE MIT Press 01.11.2003
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published in: The review of economics and statistics Vol. 85; no. 4; pp. 809 - 827
Data of publication: 20031101
ISSN: 0034-6535
1530-9142
1530-9142
EISSN: 1530-9142
Discipline: Economics
Statistics
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