Life Satisfaction Around the Globe: What Role Does Income Play?

McFarlin, Dean B.
November 2008
Academy of Management Perspectives;Nov2008, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p79
Academic Journal
The article discusses research being done on life satisfaction across the world. It references a study by Angus Deaton entitled "Income, health, and well-being around the world: Evidence from the Gallup World Poll," published in one of the 2008 issues of "Journal of Economic Perspectives." The author explains that Deaton addresses the controversy about the relationship between national income levels and satisfaction or happiness. The article explains that Deaton discusses why previous studies failed to establish a link between a nation's income and life satisfaction.


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