Chapter

Introduction

Bernard Van Praag

in Happiness Quantified

Published in print April 2004 | ISBN: 9780198286547
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191718601 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198286546.003.0001
 Introduction

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This introductory chapter begins with a discussion of the measurement of satisfaction. It defines satisfaction questions, the income-evaluation question, domain satisfactions and general satisfaction. These are followed by an overview of the chapters included in the book and their findings.

Keywords: satisfaction analysis; income-evaluation question; domain satisfaction; norms; general satisfaction

Chapter.  6963 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Microeconomics

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