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Economics of happiness: a review of literature and applications

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Powdthavee, Nattavudh (2007). Economics of happiness: a review of literature and applications. Chulalongkorn Journal of Economics, 19(1), 51-73.

Abstract

This paper presents a review of literature, validation, methods, and applications of subjective well-being data in economic analysis. The idea is to provide researchers and policy makers a comprehensive guideline to what need to be considered before embarking on a research in the economics of happiness such as data collection and the validation of happiness scales.

URL

http://www.econ.chula.ac.th/public/publication/journal/2007/cje190103.pdf

Reference Type

Journal Article

Year Published

2007

Journal Title

Chulalongkorn Journal of Economics

Author(s)

Powdthavee, Nattavudh