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ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING ‡ Two Happiness Puzzles

@inproceedings{Deaton2013ECONOMICAO,
  title={ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING ‡ Two Happiness Puzzles},
  author={Angus Deaton and Arthur A. Stone},
  year={2013}
}
Economists, as well as psychologists and philosophers, have become increasingly interested in self-reported measures of well-being, what they mean, and whether they might be used for policymaking. This interest parallels a renewed awareness of the limitations of standard measures of GDP (and allied measures), as well as a wish to redirect measurement away from GDP in an era when growth rates are diminishing across much of the rich world. Various subjective well-being (SWB) measures have been… 

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