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Life cycle happiness and its sources: Intersections of psychology, economics, and demography

  • Easterlin, Richard A.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Psychology.

    Volume (Year): 27 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 4 (August)
    Pages: 463-482

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