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Relative Income and Happiness in Asia: Evidence from Nationwide Surveys in China, Japan, and Korea

  • Takashi Oshio

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  • Kayo Nozaki

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  • Miki Kobayashi

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    Volume (Year): 104 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 3 (December)
    Pages: 351-367

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