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Status, Hapiness and Relative Income

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  • John Beath
  • Felix R. FitzRoy
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    Paper provided by Department of Economics, University of St. Andrews in its series Discussion Paper Series, Department of Economics with number 200604.

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    Date of creation: 15 Sep 2006
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