WP 2021-04: Commentary on ‘Income and Happiness: A Philippines Context’

Working Paper 2021-04
Commentary on ‘Income and Happiness: A Philippines Context’
Edsel L. Beja, Jr.

Abstract 

The commentary discusses five items pertinent to Palanca-Tan (2021), namely: Easterlin Paradox, Easterlin Hypothesis, happinessincome model, happiness survey question, and happy poor. The goal is to offer clarification and to help enrich the understanding of readers of Palanca-Tan. 

Keywords: Easterlin Paradox, Easterlin Hypothesis, Happiness-Income Model, Happiness Survey Question, Happy Poor

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