GDP and life satisfaction: New evidence

Eugenio Proto, Aldo Rustichini, 11 January 2014



A commission on the measurement of economic performance and social progress was created on the French government’s initiative. Since 2008, this distinguished group of social scientists has put subjective well-being into the limelight as a possible supplement to traditional measures of development such as GDP (Stiglitz et al. 2009).

Topics: Development, Frontiers of economic research
Tags: development, Easterlin paradox, growth, happiness, national income, subjective well-being

Income and schooling

Markus Brückner, Mark Gradstein, 24 February 2013

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Topics: Development
Tags: national income, schooling attainment

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