Subjective and Objective Well-Being in Relation to Economic Inputs: Puzzles and Responses

@article{Gasper2004SubjectiveAO,
  title={Subjective and Objective Well-Being in Relation to Economic Inputs: Puzzles and Responses},
  author={D. Gasper},
  journal={Review of Social Economy},
  year={2004},
  volume={63},
  pages={177 - 206}
}
  • D. Gasper
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Economics
  • Review of Social Economy
Systematic, large discrepancies exist between direct measures of well-being and the measures that economists largely concentrate on, notably income. The paper assesses and rejects claims that income is satisfactorily correlated with well-being, and addresses the implications of discrepancies between income measures and measures of subjective well-being (SWB) and objective well-being (OWB) and also between subjective and objective well-being measures themselves. It discusses a range of possible… Expand
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