Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 December 2007

392 Pages | 24 figures and 140 tables


ISBN: 9780199226146

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Happiness Quantified

A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Revised Edition

Bernard M. S. van Praag and Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell

  • Written by Bernard Van Praag, a pioneer in the field of measuring well-being since 1971
  • Presents a methodology for analysing satisfaction with a number of applications within public policy
  • Interdisciplinary text which draws on literature from psychology, political science, sociology, and economics

New to this Edition:

  • Paperback edition updated to take account of new research in poverty
  • Literature review updated to take account of new literature in the field

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