Happiness and Poverty in Developing Countries: A Global Perspective by John Malcolm DowlingHappiness and Poverty in Developing Countries: A Global Perspective by John Malcolm Dowling

Happiness and Poverty in Developing Countries: A Global Perspective

byJohn Malcolm Dowling, Chin Fang Yap

Hardcover | November 29, 2012

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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.
JOHN MALCOLM DOWLING is Visiting Lecturer in Economics at the University of Hawaii, USA. He has previously held positions at the University of Colorado, USA, Singapore Management University, Singapore, Melbourne University, Australia, Reading University, UK, and has received two Fullbright Fellowships in Iran and Thailand. He has publi...
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Title:Happiness and Poverty in Developing Countries: A Global PerspectiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:319 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.75 inPublished:November 29, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230285759

ISBN - 13:9780230285750

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Table of Contents

Introduction Analysis for Asia Analysis for Africa Latin America Conclusions from the Analysis of Probit Analysis for Asia, Africa and Latin America Bibliography