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Adapting to Adversity: Happiness and the 2009 Economic Crisis in the United States

  title={Adapting to Adversity: Happiness and the 2009 Economic Crisis in the United States},
  author={Carol Graham and Soumyadip Chattopadhyay and Mario Pic{\'o}n},
  journal={Social Research: An International Quarterly},
  pages={715 - 748}
Questions about the good life and individual happiness have a long tradition in philosophy. For centuries, people developed ideas about the nature of human flourishing and well-being, its sources and its relevance for individual behavoir. Over the last decades, empirical research on subjective well-being in the social sciences has provided a major new stimulus of the discourse on individual happiness. 

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