Happiness and poverty in developing countries: a global perspective

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Palgrave Macmillan,
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2013.
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English
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This book analyzes the determinants of happiness for both the rich and the poor in the developing regions of Asia, Latin America and Africa. Explanatory variables include education, health and income as well as demographic and social variables. The book highlights the overwhelming importance of health in uplifting well-being in these regions.
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subject_facet Developing countries, Developing countries -- Economic conditions, Developing countries -- Social conditions, Economic history, Happiness, Happiness -- Developing countries, Poverty, Poverty -- Developing countries, Quality of life, Quality of life -- Developing countries, Social history, Well-being, Well-being -- Developing countries
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title_full Happiness and poverty in developing countries : a global perspective / John Malcolm Dowling, Chin-Fang Yap
title_short Happiness and poverty in developing countries :
title_sub a global perspective
topic_facet Economic conditions, Economic history, Happiness, Poverty, Quality of life, Social conditions, Social history, Well-being