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Consumption and Subjective Wellbeing: Exploring Basic Needs, Social Comparison, Social Integration and Hedonism in Peru

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  • Monica Guillen-Royo

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 89 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 3 (December)
    Pages: 535-555

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:89:y:2008:i:3:p:535-555

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    Keywords: Consumption; Subjective wellbeing (SWB); Happiness; Expenditure; Motives; Basic needs; Social integration; Peru;

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    Cited by:
    1. Kemp-Benedict, Eric, 2012. "Material needs and aggregate demand," MPRA Paper 39960, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Jing Xiao & Haifeng Li, 2011. "Sustainable Consumption and Life Satisfaction," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 104(2), pages 323-329, November.
    3. Nguyen Thi Tuyet Mai & Siok Kuan Tambyah, 2011. "Antecedents and Consequences of Status Consumption among Urban Vietnamese Consumers," Organizations and Markets in Emerging Economies, Faculty of Economics, Vilnius University, vol. 2(1).
    4. Liselot Hudders & Mario Pandelaere, 2012. "The Silver Lining of Materialism: The Impact of Luxury Consumption on Subjective Well-Being," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 13(3), pages 411-437, June.
    5. Guillen-Royo, Monica, 2011. "Reference group consumption and the subjective wellbeing of the poor in Peru," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 32(2), pages 259-272, March.

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