Four Decades of the Economics of Happiness: Where Next?

25 Pages Posted: 5 Jun 2018

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Andrew Clark

Paris School of Economics (PSE); IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Date Written: June 2018

Abstract

There has been explosive growth in the analysis of subjective well‐being in Economics over the past 40 years. This article reviews some of this growth, and suggests a number of domains in which future research may proceed.

Keywords: economics, subjective well‐being

JEL Classification: D60, I31

Suggested Citation

Clark, Andrew Eric, Four Decades of the Economics of Happiness: Where Next? (June 2018). Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 64, Issue 2, pp. 245-269, 2018. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3189544 or http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/roiw.12369

Andrew Eric Clark (Contact Author)

Paris School of Economics (PSE) ( email )

48 Boulevard Jourdan
Paris, 75014 75014
France

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240
Bonn, D-53072
Germany

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