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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the happiest of them all?

Torgler, Benno, Antic, Nemanja, & Dulleck, Uwe (2008) Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the happiest of them all? Kyklos, 61(2), pp. 309-319.

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Abstract

This paper turns Snow-White's magic mirror onto recent economics Nobel Prize winners, top economists and happiness researchers, and through the eyes of the 'man in the street' seeks to determine who the happiest academic is. The study not only provides a clear answer to this question but also unveils who is the ladies' man and who is the sweetheart of the aged. It also explores the extent to which information matters and whether individuals' self-reported happiness affects their perceptions about the happiness of these superstars in economics.

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ID Code: 30869
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Happiness, superstars, perceptions
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-6435.2008.00403.x
ISSN: 0023-5962
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000) > APPLIED ECONOMICS (140200) > Applied Economics not elsewhere classified (140299)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Economics & Finance
Copyright Owner: The authors
Deposited On: 12 Feb 2010 22:49
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 23:42

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