ISBN-10:
0815702418
ISBN-13:
9780815702412
Pub. Date:
05/28/2002
Publisher:
Brookings Institution Press
Happiness and Hardship: Opportunity and Insecurity in New Market Economies / Edition 1

Happiness and Hardship: Opportunity and Insecurity in New Market Economies / Edition 1

by Carol L. Graham, Stefano Pettinato

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ISBN-13: 9780815702412
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Publication date: 05/28/2002
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Carol Graham is a senior fellow in the Economic Studies program and codirector of the Center on Social and Economic Dynamics at the Brookings Institution. Stefano Pettinato is a senior research analyst at the Brookings Institution.

Table of Contents

1New Approaches to Old Inequities: Mobility, Opportunity, and Subjective Well-Being1
2Mobility, Subjective Well-Being, and Public Perceptions: Stuck in the Tunnel or Moving Up the Ladder?13
3Concepts and Trends in Income Mobility36
4Happiness, Markets, and Democracy: Latin America, Russia, and the United States71
5Frustrated Achievers: Mobility Trends and Subjective Well-Being in Peru and Russia101
6Frustrated Achievers in a Global Economy: Challenges for Policy and Future Research137
References155
Index167

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