TITLE

INDIVIDUAL WELFARE IN THE SOVIET UNION

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Kenneth
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Social Indicators Research;Oct2003, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores determinants of individual welfare in Russia. Role of household income and perceived health status in determining the happiness of an individual; Use of modified ordered logit estimations to explore the robustness of the income/welfare; Degree of economic autonomy.
ACCESSION #
10761610

 

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