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The economic crisis – implications on methods and instruments used in quality of life studies



    (Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies)


Since many of the factors influencing quality of life have both a transnational and a national dimension, in the last four years quality of life studies consider also the influence of the economic crisis on that phenomenon. Quality of life dimensions are analyzed from the perspective of economic indicators evolution during the crisis years, but also in terms of individual perception on quality of life in the present context of the market. This article highlights the changes in the quality of life studies due to the influence of the economic crisis. The analysis is made at the level of the research objectives, measurement indicators, methods of analysis and research methodology. The main consequence of the economic crisis for the quality of life studies refers to the fact that they are designed such that they respond better to the market new requirements for economic recovery, as well as to the individual needs of well-being.

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  • Mihaela CONSTANTINESCU, 2012. "The economic crisis – implications on methods and instruments used in quality of life studies," Theoretical and Applied Economics, Asociatia Generala a Economistilor din Romania - AGER, vol. 0(8(573)), pages 125-134, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:agr:journl:v:8(573):y:2012:i:8(573):p:125-134

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