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NEW: Measuring Happiness
The Economics of Well-Being

By Joachim Weimann, Andreas Knabe and Ronnie Schöb

Can money buy happiness? Is income a reliable measure for life satisfaction? In the West after World War II, happiness seemed inextricably connected to prosperity. Beginning in the 1960s, however, other values began to gain ground: peace, political participation, civil rights, environmentalism. Read more...

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