Economics and happiness
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Economics and happiness framing the analysis by Luigino Bruni

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Psychological aspects,
  • Economische aspecten,
  • Economics,
  • Economic aspects,
  • Geluk,
  • Happiness,
  • Tevredenheid

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statement[editors], Luigino Bruni and Pier Luigi Porta
LC ClassificationsHB74.P8 E326 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 366 p. :
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24789129M
ISBN 100199286280
ISBN 109780199286287
LC Control Number2007272123

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