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Acting for Happiness: Financial Behavior and Life Satisfaction of College Students

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  • Jing Xiao

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  • Chuanyi Tang

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  • Soyeon Shim

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  • Jing Xiao & Chuanyi Tang & Soyeon Shim, 2009. "Acting for Happiness: Financial Behavior and Life Satisfaction of College Students," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 92(1), pages 53-68, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:92:y:2009:i:1:p:53-68
    DOI: 10.1007/s11205-008-9288-6
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