Income inequality and happiness: Is there a relationship?

This paper uses fixed effects regressions to examine the relationship between happiness and income inequality in 30 countries. It has three major findings. First, happiness and income inequality are correlated in the expected direction; high income inequality correlates with a smaller share of happy...

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Volume: 614
Main Author: Alois, Paul
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2014
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 614
Data of publication: 2014
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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