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van Praag, B.M.S.; Frijters, P.; Diener, E.; Kahneman, D.; Schwarz, N. (1999)
Publisher: Russel Sage Foundation
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    • 1 From economics to psychology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
    • 2 General approaches to cardinal utility taken by economists . . . . . . . 6
    • 3 Utility measurement based on verbal quali…ers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 3.1 The Leyden approach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 3.2 The shape of the welfare function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 3.3 The de…nition of income . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
    • 4 The explanation of the welfare function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
    • 5 Dynamics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
    • 6 Methodological discussion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 6.1 Individual norms and general standards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
    • 7 Future directions: well-being and welfare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
    • 8 Conclusions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
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    • 27. Hirschberg, J.G., Maasoumi, A., Slottje, D.J. (1991), ”Cluster analysis for measuring welfare and quality of life across countries”, Journal of Econometrics, 50, pp. 131-150.
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