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Economics of wellbeing

McDaid, David and Cooper, Cary, eds. (2014) Economics of wellbeing. Wellbeing: a complete reference guide. , Vol. 5 Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781118608388

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Identification Number: 10.1002/9781118539415

Abstract

Part of the six-volume Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide, this is a comprehensive look at the economics of wellbeing with coverage of history, research, policy, and practice. Examines the challenges inherent in studying and measuring wellbeing from an economic perspective Discusses strategies and interventions to improve wellbeing across the lifespan and in different settings Addresses the potential economic benefits for governments and policymakers of actively investing in initiatives to improve wellbeing, from the workplace to the home to the natural environment Emphasizes the need to strengthen the evidence base for the economics of wellbeing and improve methods for translating research into policy and practice

Item Type: Book
Official URL: http://eu.wiley.com/
Additional Information: © 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Divisions: Personal Social Services Research Unit
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Sets: Research centres and groups > LSE Health and Social Care
Research centres and groups > Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU)
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2014 12:00
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2020 00:24
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/56448

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