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Glücksforschung: Stand der Dinge und Bedeutung für die Ökonomik

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  • Hirata Johannes

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Modern happiness research has flourished during the last couple of years and has produced a number of valuable insights. At the same time, however, the observer occasionally gets the impression that happiness research is heterogeneous and suffers from a lack of orientation with the consequence that the overarching aim of the research program and the significance of the results remain obscure. Starting from an analysis of the preconditions and methods of modern happiness research, this article critically discusses some fundamental questions and the possible significance of happiness research for economics.

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  • Hirata Johannes, 2010. "Glücksforschung: Stand der Dinge und Bedeutung für die Ökonomik," ORDO. Jahrbuch für die Ordnung von Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft, De Gruyter, vol. 61(1), pages 127-150, January.
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