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.
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.
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