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Happiness and Economic GrowthLessons from Developing Countries

Happiness and Economic Growth: Lessons from Developing Countries

Andrew E. Clark and Claudia Senik (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198723653
eISBN:
9780191790744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723653.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book analyzes the relationship between income and subjective well-being, in particular in the increasingly relevant context of developing countries. A number of chapters in the book set out new ... More

Happiness QuantifiedA Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Happiness Quantified: A Satisfaction Calculus Approach

Bernard M. S. van Praag and Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199226146
eISBN:
9780191718595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226146.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book deals with satisfaction analysis, that is, the way humans evaluate many aspects of their situation. It focuses on that which precedes decision taking (i.e., judgements and evaluations, ... More

Honours versus MoneyThe Economics of Awards

Honours versus Money: The Economics of Awards

Bruno S. Frey and Jana Gallus

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198798507
eISBN:
9780191839474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198798507.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Honours fulfil one of the most fundamental desires of human beings, to be recognized and held in esteem by others. There are thousands of awards in all areas of society: the state (orders), arts and ... More

How the Chicago School Overshot the MarkThe Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

How the Chicago School Overshot the Mark: The Effect of Conservative Economic Analysis on U.S. Antitrust

Robert Pitofsky (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372823
eISBN:
9780199871773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372823.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book came about due to the growing concern that antitrust, a system of regulation that for over a century has had wide professional and public support, is under attack. The recent trend appears ... More

Inside ManThe Discipline of Modeling Human Ways of Being

Inside Man: The Discipline of Modeling Human Ways of Being

Mihnea Moldoveanu

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773041
eISBN:
9780804777421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773041.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book presents readers with an exercise in modeling human ways of being—thinking, feeling, acting. It does not merely introduce models, but also attempts to teach modeling, and to produce, within ... More

An Introduction to the Theory of Mechanism Design

An Introduction to the Theory of Mechanism Design

Tilman Börgers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199734023
eISBN:
9780190244699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734023.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

What is the best way to auction an asset? How should a group of people organize themselves to ensure the best provision of public goods? How should exchanges be organized? This book addresses these ... More

Law and Happiness

Law and Happiness

Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676005
eISBN:
9780226676029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676029.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Since the earliest days of philosophy, thinkers have debated the meaning of the term happiness and the nature of the good life. But it is only in recent years that the study of happiness—or ... More

The Moral Foundation of Economic Behavior

The Moral Foundation of Economic Behavior

David C. Rose

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199781744
eISBN:
9780199919116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199781744.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book explains why moral beliefs can and likely do play an important role in the development and operation of market economies. It shows why the maximization of general prosperity requires that ... More

The New Ruthless EconomyWork and Power in the Digital Age

The New Ruthless Economy: Work and Power in the Digital Age

Simon Head

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195179835
eISBN:
9780199850211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179835.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

In the great boom of the 1990s, compensation to the top level of management soared, but the wage levels of most Americans barely grew at all. This stagnation has baffled experts, but this book points ... More

Perspectives on the Economics of Aging

Perspectives on the Economics of Aging

David A. Wise (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226903057
eISBN:
9780226903286
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226903286.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

This book investigates several important issues in the economics of aging, including the accumulation of wealth and the relationship between health and financial prosperity. Examining the changes in ... More

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