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Bienestar subjetivo y crecimiento económico: analizando la paradoja del crecimiento infeliz en la Encuesta Mundial Gallup

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  • Pablo Gluzmann

    (CEDLAS-UNLP y CONICET.)

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La “paradoja del crecimiento infeliz” que encuentran tanto Lora y Chaparro (2008) como Deaton (2008) en la Encuesta Mundial Gallup (EMG) de 2006 es inconsistente con la literatura en términos del impacto del ingreso sobre el bienestar en el corto plazo. Este trabajo incorpora alternativamente indicadores de desigualdad y el cambio en el bienestar subjetivo al análisis internacional de corte transversal. Del primer ejercicio se observa que la desigualdad no permite explicar la paradoja. Del segundo se concluye que los resultados de la EMG 2006 se vuelven compatibles con la literatura en el corto plazo al especificar correctamente la relación.

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Paper provided by CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata in its series CEDLAS, Working Papers with number 0152.

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Length: 23 pages
Date of creation: Dec 2013
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Handle: RePEc:dls:wpaper:0152

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