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Who Is the Happy Warrior? Philosophy Poses Questions to Psychology

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Law and Happiness

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226676005
eISBN:
9780226676029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226676029.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Behavioural Economics

Psychology has recently focused attention on subjective states of pleasure, satisfaction, and what is called “happiness.” The suggestion made in some quarters is that a study of these subjective ... More


Happiness Policies

Bruno S. Frey

in Happiness: A Revolution in Economics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062770
eISBN:
9780262273213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062770.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter considers the advice offered in the literature based on happiness research in economic policy, from changing preferences to increasing leisure time and raising inflation to reduce ... More


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