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Development as Happiness: The Subjective Perception of Happiness and UNDP’s Analysis of Poverty, Wealth and Development

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  • Jörg Schimmel

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Happiness Studies.

    Volume (Year): 10 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 93-111

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:10:y:2009:i:1:p:93-111

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    Keywords: Happiness; Subjective perception; Well-being; Indicator; Poverty; Human development; United Nations Development Program (UNDP);

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    Cited by:
    1. Zhiming Cheng, 2014. "Layoffs and Urban Poverty in the State-Owned Enterprise Communities in Shaanxi Province, China," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 116(1), pages 199-233, March.
    2. Kit-Chun Lam & Pak-Wai Liu, 2014. "Socio-Economic Inequalities in Happiness in China and U.S," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 116(2), pages 509-533, April.
    3. Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan & Boonchai Somboonsook & Sam-ang Seubsman & Adrian Sleigh, 2012. "Happiness, Mental Health, and Socio-Demographic Associations Among a National Cohort of Thai Adults," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 13(6), pages 1019-1029, December.

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