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Does money buy happiness? It depends on the context

Gleibs, Ilka H. ORCID: 0000-0002-9913-250X (2013) Does money buy happiness? It depends on the context. British Politics and Policy at LSE (03 Jul 2013). Website.

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Ilka Gleibs explains how the money–happiness link is variable and highly context-dependent. Two studies she conducted showed that both money (individual income) and community (social capital) can be the basis for individual happiness, and that the relative influence of each factor depends on the context. She argues that strong social relations are much more consistent in providing us with well-being and may provide a more stable and enduring basis for happiness.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2013 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0
Divisions: LSE
Psychological and Behavioural Science
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
Date Deposited: 08 May 2017 10:36
Last Modified: 26 May 2022 14:00

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