Advances in the Economics of Individual Subjective Well-Being

  title={Advances in the Economics of Individual Subjective Well-Being},
  author={Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey},
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 behavior. 1 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. Initially, the empirical study of happiness has been mainly the prov-However, there have… CONTINUE READING