Money, Sex and Happiness: An Empirical Study

The links between income, sexual behavior and reported happiness are studied using recent data on a sample of 16,000 adult Americans. The paper finds that sexual activity enters strongly positively in happiness equations. Higher income does not buy more sex or more sexual partners. Married people ha...

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Volume: 106
Main Author: David G. Blanchflower
Andrew J. Oswald
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: Oxford, UK; Malden, USA Blackwell Publishers 01.09.2004
Blackwell Publishing Ltd/Inc
WILEY
Wiley Blackwell
Wiley Subscription Services, Inc
published in: The Scandinavian journal of economics Vol. 106; no. 3; pp. 393 - 415
Data of publication: 20040901
ISSN: 0347-0520
1467-9442
1467-9442
EISSN: 1467-9442
Discipline: Economics
Series: Scandinavian Journal of Economics
Subjects:
Men
D6
J0
sex
H0
Sex
sex
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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