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If happiness is relative, against whom do we compare ourselves? Implications for labour supply

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  • Eduardo Pérez-Asenjo, 2011. "If happiness is relative, against whom do we compare ourselves? Implications for labour supply," Journal of Population Economics, Springer;European Society for Population Economics, vol. 24(4), pages 1411-1442, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jopoec:v:24:y:2011:i:4:p:1411-1442
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    Happiness; Labour supply; Relative income; D01; D19; J22;
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    • D01 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Microeconomic Behavior: Underlying Principles
    • D19 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Other
    • J22 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Time Allocation and Labor Supply

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