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Happiness and Poverty in Developing Countries

A Global Perspective

  • John Malcolm Dowling
  • Chin-Fang Yap

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. John Malcolm Dowling, Chin-Fang Yap
    Pages 1-32
  3. John Malcolm Dowling, Chin-Fang Yap
    Pages 33-124
  4. John Malcolm Dowling, Chin-Fang Yap
    Pages 125-204
  5. John Malcolm Dowling, Chin-Fang Yap
    Pages 205-272
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 302-319

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Developing Countries Import poverty

Authors and affiliations

  • John Malcolm Dowling
    • 1
  • Chin-Fang Yap
  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversity of HawaiiUSA

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