Law and happiness /

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Imprint:Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Description:1 online resource.
Subject:Happiness -- Congresses.
Happiness -- Economic aspects -- Congresses.
Well-being -- Government policy -- Congresses.
Compensation (Law) -- Congresses.
Compensation (Law)
Happiness -- Economic aspects.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Varying Form of Title:Law & happiness
Other uniform titles:Brigham Young University journal of legal studies.
Other authors / contributors:Posner, Eric A.
Sunstein, Cass R.
ISBN:0226676021 (electronic bk.)
9780226676029 (electronic bk.)
Notes:Description based on print version record.
Contains papers from the conference held at the Univ. of Chicago Law School on June 1 and 2, 2007; published in the Journal of legal studies, vol. XXXVII (June 2008).
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Other form:Original 9780226676005 0226676005 9780226676012 0226676013
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction to the conference on law and happiness / Eric A. Posner and Cass R. Sunstein
  • Measuring well-being for public policy: preferences or experiences? / Paul Dolan and Tessa Peasgood
  • Happiness inequality in the United States / Betsey Stevenson and Justin Wolfers
  • Who is the happy warrior? : philosophy poses questions to psychology / Martha C. Nussbaum
  • Two recommendations on the pursuit of happiness / Christopher K. Hsee, Fei Xu, and Ningyu Tang
  • Hive psychology, happiness, and public policy / Jonathan Haidt, J. Patrick Seder, and Selin Kesebir
  • Illusory losses / Cass R. Sunstein
  • Pain and suffering awards: they shouldn't be (just) about pain and suffering / Peter A. Ubel and George Loewenstein
  • Death, happiness, and the calculation of compensatory damages / Andrew J. Oswald and Nattavudh Powdthavee
  • Happiness research and cost-benefit analysis / Matthew Adler and Eric A. Posner
  • What does happiness research tell us about taxation? / David A. Weisbach
  • The effect of crime on life satisfaction / Mark A. Cohen.