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Desemprego e Felicidade em Portugal

  • António Caleiro

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    (Universidade de Évora, Departamento de Economia & CEFAGE-UE)

Em termos tradicionais, a riqueza de uma economia é medida pelo seu nível de produção. Mais recentemente, tem vindo a ser sugerida uma outra medida que se baseia no grau de felicidade, o qual se associa aos níveis de satisfação ou qualidade de vida. Por alguns considerado paradoxal é o facto de aquelas duas medidas não se apresentarem perfeitamente correlacionadas. De facto, existem países menos ricos do ponto de vista da produção, os quais se caracterizam por graus superiores de felicidade. Para além deste facto, a realidade mostra que, mesmo em tempos de crise económica, o grau de felicidade pode aumentar. São estes factos que se pretende clarificar, com o presente trabalho, para tal assumindo a perspectiva da Economia da Felicidade, através da análise da relação entre a felicidade e o desemprego em Portugal.

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Paper provided by University of Évora, Department of Economics (Portugal) in its series Economics Working Papers with number 5_2011.

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Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: 2011
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