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Happiness, satisfaction and socio-economic conditions: Some international evidence

  • Peiro, Amado
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics).

    Volume (Year): 35 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 348-365

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