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Analysis of Subjective Economic Well-Being in Slovenia


  • Miroslav VerbiÄ
  • Tine Stanovnik


Subjective economic well-being in Slovenia is analyzed using household budget surveys from 1988, 1993, and 1997-99. These surveys also included a question requiring self-rating of the "sufficiency" of the actual household disposable income. We find that subjective economic well-being is highly influenced by actual household income, household size, household composition, and household assets. The robustness of our findings is noteworthy considering that large social and economic changes occurred in this period of time.

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  • Miroslav VerbiÄ & Tine Stanovnik, 2006. "Analysis of Subjective Economic Well-Being in Slovenia," Eastern European Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 44(2), pages 60-70, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:mes:eaeuec:v:44:y:2006:i:2:p:60-70

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    1. Selezneva, Ekaterina, 2011. "Surveying transitional experience and subjective well-being: Income, work, family," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 35(2), pages 139-157, June.
    2. Anna Mironova, 2015. "Trust as a Factor of Subjective Life Satisfaction," HSE Working papers WP BRP 42/PSY/2015, National Research University Higher School of Economics.
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