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Tolerance is Not Enough: The Moderating Role of Optimism on Perceptions of Regional Economic Performance

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  • Miguel Lopes

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  • Patricia Palma

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  • Miguel e Cunha

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 102 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 333-350

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    Keywords: Tolerance; Creative class; Optimism; Happiness; Life-satisfaction;

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