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Happiness and Quality of Life in Mexico: Conceptual and Geographical Considerations

  • José de Jesús García VegaEmail author
Part of the International Handbooks of Quality-of-Life book series (IHQL)

Abstract

Happiness and quality of life are concepts used to represent people’s well-being. However, some discrepancies exist on which elements are to be considered to measure the well-being of the population. Using three similar surveys at three different levels of government, this study aims to compare the determinants of well-being of Mexican citizens. According to the results, there is not a uniform set of variables explaining well-being when different definitions of well-being and/or different samples are used.

Keywords

Well-being Policy making People’s participation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsUniversidad de MonterreyMonterreyMexico

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