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Economics and Happiness Framing the Analysis

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ISBN-10: 0199215235

ISBN-13: 9780199215232

Edition: 2007

Authors: Luigino Bruni, Pier Luigi Porta

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The set of papers collected in this volume aims to provide an overview of happiness studies to date, with a special emphasis on its relationship with economic thought. This volume discusses the state of the art and the main strands and contributions to the "economics of happiness", as a sub-discipline related to political economy. However, the main thrust of the volume is in focuses on the relationship between happiness studies and economics. Moreover, this volume makes a specific contribution in highlighting the comparative role and influence in the subjectivist approach vis-a-vis the objectivist approach to human happiness in the current literature in the field. The ambition of this book…    
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Book details

List price: $56.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/29/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.17" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Introduction
Building a Better Theory of Well-Being
Does Absolute Income Matter?
Correspondence of Sentiments
Testing Theories of Happiness
Rethinking Public Economics
Mill Between Aristotle and Bentham
Happiness and Political Philosophy
The Connection Between Old and New Approaches to Financial Satisfaction
Towards a Theory of Self-Segregation as a Response to Relative Deprivation
Happiness in Hardship
Happiness and Individualism
The Evolution of Caring
Paradoxes of Happiness in Economics