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Happiness and Economic GrowthLessons from Developing Countries$
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Andrew E. Clark and Claudia Senik

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780198723653

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723653.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction
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Happiness and Economic Growth
Author(s):

Andrew E. Clark

Claudia Senik

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723653.003.0001

This short introductory chapter sets the scene for the analysis of well-being in developing countries treated in this book. In particular, it focuses on the relationship between happiness and economic development. It also introduces the Easterlin Paradox.

Keywords:   happiness, economic development, Easterlin Paradox

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