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A Different Rationale for Redistribution: Pursuit of Happiness in the European Union

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  • John Cullis
  • John Hudson

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  • Philip Jones

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Volume (Year): 12 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 323-341

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Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:12:y:2011:i:2:p:323-341

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Keywords: Happiness; Income redistribution; EU;

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Cited by:
  1. C. Bjørnskov & I. Neamtu & N. Westergård-Nielsen, 2012. "GINI Country Report: Growing Inequalities and their Impacts in Denmark," GINI Country Reports denmark, AIAS, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies.
  2. Bruno S. Frey, 2011. "Tullock Challenges: happiness, revolutions and democracy," ECON - Working Papers 015, Department of Economics - University of Zurich.
  3. Marta Orviska & Anetta Caplanova & John Hudson, 2014. "The Impact of Democracy on Well-being," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 115(1), pages 493-508, January.
  4. Christian Bjørnskov, 2011. "A Different Rationale for Redistribution: A Comment," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 12(2), pages 343-347, April.

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