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The pursuit of happiness : an economy of well-being / Carol Graham.

Author / Creator Graham, Carol, 1962-
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, c2011.
Description vii, 164 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language English
Series A Brookings focus book
Brookings focus books.
Subject Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Happiness.
Quality of life.
Uncertainty.
Economics -- Psychological aspects.
Happiness.
Quality of life.
Uncertainty.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8401520
ISBN 9780815721277 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815721277 (cloth : alk. paper)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Focuses on the role in the policymaking process of new metrics for measuring the effects on individual well-being of institutional, macroeconomic, and policy environments--for example, the effects of macroeconomic uncertainty and lack of access to health insurance--as well as the effects of factors such as commuting time, divorce, job status, and obesity"--Provided by publisher.

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