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Happiness and relational goods: well-being and interpersonal relations in the economic sphere

  • Benedetto Gui


  • Luca Stanca


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Article provided by Springer & Happiness Economics and Interpersonal Relations (HEIRS) in its journal International Review of Economics.

Volume (Year): 57 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 105-118

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Handle: RePEc:spr:inrvec:v:57:y:2010:i:2:p:105-118
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