The effects of income and children on marital happiness — evidence from middle- and old-aged couples
This study finds that marital happiness initially increases with income and then remains more or less constant. It is likely that there exists an optimal number of children.
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Volume (Year): 12 (2005)
Issue (Month): 8 ()
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- Kenny, Charles, 1999. "Does Growth Cause Happiness, or Does Happiness Cause Growth?," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 52(1), pages 3-25.
- Easterlin, Richard A., 1995. "Will raising the incomes of all increase the happiness of all?," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 27(1), pages 35-47, June.