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The level of satisfaction with life: evidence gathered among women from Greater Montevideo

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  • Maximo Rossi

    (Department of Economics, UDELAR)

  • Marisa Bucheli

    (Department of Economics, UDELAR)

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This work constitutes a first exploration on the information about people s satisfaction levels in Uruguay. In particular, it intends to analyse the relationship between the level of satisfaction with life and other variables in a sample of women from 25 to 54 years old in Greater Montevideo. Many of the results obtained, such as the positive relationship between educational level and the variable analysed, are consistent with those found in other countries.

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Paper provided by EconWPA in its series Microeconomics with number 0407012.

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Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: 30 Jul 2004
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Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpmi:0407012

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