Economics and Happiness: Framing the Analysis
OUP Oxford, 15 груд. 2005 р. - 366 стор.
This book is the first of its kind to provide a comprehensive overview of happiness in Economics. Although it is comparatively unusual to put happiness and economics together, the association appears increasingly exciting and fruitful. A number of studies have been produced following Richard Easterlins and Tibor Scitovskys pioneering works throughout the 1970s. The essays collected in this book provide an authoritative and comprehensive assessment both theoretical, applied andpartly experimental of the whole field moving from the so-called paradoxes of happiness in Economics. The book breaks new ground, particularly on the more recent directions of research on happiness, well-being, interpersonal relations and reciprocity. The meaning of happiness is thoroughlyexplored and the tension between a hedonic-subjective idea of happiness and a eudaimonic-objective one is discussed.This volume opens with Richard Easterlins own assessment of the main issues. Other authors include Robert H. Frank, Robert Sugden, Bruno S. Frey, Alois Stutzer, Richard Layard, Martha C. Nussbaum, Matt Matravers, Bernard M.S, van Praag, Oded Stark, You Q. Wang, Ruut Veenhoven, Charlotte Phelps, Stefano Zamagni, and Luigi Pasinetti.
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1 Building a Better Theory of WellBeing
2 Does Absolute Income Matter?
An Explanation of the Pleasure of Social Interaction
4 Testing Theories of Happiness
The Implications of Rivalry and Habit
6 Mill between Aristotle and Bentham
The Case of Nancy Mitford versus Evelyn Waugh
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achievement activities affiliation altruism analysis approach Aristotle assume attachment theory behavior Bentham Cambridge capability approach choice concept consumption correlation cycle Daniel Kahneman Diener distribution domain Easterlin economic theory economists Ed Diener Effects t-ratio emotional empirical eudaimonia evaluation evidence example experience explain feelings financial satisfaction GSOEP happier hedonic adaptation hedonic treadmill household human hypothesis income aspirations increase indifference curves individual individual’s Kahneman less living marginal utility marital marriage married measure moral motive Nancy Mitford nations negative norm one’s ordered probit Oswald p-value paradoxes of happiness people’s percent person pleasure positive Praag predict preferences Psychology reciprocity regression relation relationship relative deprivation reported response sample scores self-reported setpoint significant Smith social interaction Society Stutzer subjective well-being survey Table tion treadmill unhappy University Press utility function variables Veenhoven welfare function York