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dc.contributor.authorClark, Andrew E.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-07-06en_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-07-11T17:18:53Z-
dc.date.available2012-07-11T17:18:53Z-
dc.date.issued2012en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/59612-
dc.description.abstractThe role of money in producing sustained subjective well-being seems to be seriously compromised by social comparisons and habituation. But does that necessarily mean that we would be better off doing something else instead? This paper suggests that the phenomena of comparison and habituation are actually found in a considerable variety of economic and social activities, rendering conclusions regarding well-being policy less straightforward.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aDeutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW) |cBerlinen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aSOEPpapers on multidisciplinary panel data research |x452en_US
dc.subject.jelD01en_US
dc.subject.jelD31en_US
dc.subject.jelH00en_US
dc.subject.jelI31en_US
dc.subject.jelJ12en_US
dc.subject.jelJ28en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordcomparisonen_US
dc.subject.keywordhabituationen_US
dc.subject.keywordincomeen_US
dc.subject.keywordunemploymenten_US
dc.subject.keywordmarriageen_US
dc.subject.keyworddivorceen_US
dc.subject.keywordhealthen_US
dc.subject.keywordreligionen_US
dc.subject.keywordpolicyen_US
dc.titleHappiness, habits and high rank: Comparisons in economic and social lifeen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn719052645en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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