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Published: 08 July 2004

370 Pages | 24 halftones & line illus.

ISBN: 9780198286547

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Happiness Quantified

A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Bernard van Praag and Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell

  • This book present the long-awaited research of a pioneer in the empirical measurement of well-being for the last thirty years.
  • The book's methods can be applied to a range of political and scientific fields, including the damage caused by chronic diseases, the construction of family- and climate-equivalence scales, and noise damage.
  • A theoretical and empirical breakthrough that offers a new and fruitful methodology to the social sciences.

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