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Sen and the art of quality of life maintenance: Towards a general theory of quality of life and its causation

  • Ruta, Danny
  • Camfield, Laura
  • Donaldson, Cam
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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): 36 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 3 (June)
    Pages: 397-423

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