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The Non-Economic Quality of Life on a Sub-National Level in South Africa

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  • Stephanié Rossouw

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  • Wim Naudé

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

Volume (Year): 86 (2008)
Issue (Month): 3 (May)
Pages: 433-452

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Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:86:y:2008:i:3:p:433-452

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Keywords: Quality of life; Non-economic measures; Sub-national inequality; Human development index; South Africa;

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Cited by:
  1. Stephanié Rossouw & Gail Pacheco, 2012. "Measuring Non-Economic Quality of Life on a Sub-National Level: A Case Study of New Zealand," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 13(3), pages 439-454, June.
  2. Naude, Wim & McGillivray, Mark & Rossouw, Stephanie, 2008. "Measuring the Vulnerability of Subnational Regions," Working Paper Series RP2008/54, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  3. Lewer, Joshua J. & Pacheco, Gail & Rossouw, Stephanié, 2009. "Do Non-Economic Quality of Life Factors Drive Immigration?," IZA Discussion Papers 4385, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  4. Luca D’Acci, 2014. "Monetary, Subjective and Quantitative Approaches to Assess Urban Quality of Life and Pleasantness in Cities (Hedonic Price, Willingness-to-Pay, Positional Value, Life Satisfaction, Isobenefit Lines)," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 115(2), pages 531-559, January.
  5. Mohammad Rezvani & Hossain Mansourian & Mohammad Sattari, 2013. "Evaluating Quality of Life in Urban Areas (Case Study: Noorabad City, Iran)," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 112(1), pages 203-220, May.

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