Artículos con la etiqueta ‘felicidad’

Voto por la felicidad

Por • 27 sep, 2012 • Category: Nacionales

Según el Guinness World Book Records 2008, más del 55% de los venezolanos respondieron que eran “muy felices”, lo cual nos hace el país más feliz del mundo. De acuerdo con la Encuesta Gallup 2010, el 64% de los compatriotas opina que prospera, lo cual nos vuelve el quinto país más próspero del mundo, en empate con Finlandia, y sólo superado por Dinamarca, Suecia, Canadá y Australia.



Economic Determinants of Happiness

Por • 4 ene, 2012 • Category: sociologia

Many scholars have recently begun to dispute the assumed link between individual wellbeing and economic conditions and the extent to which the latter matters (Easterlin, 1995; Stevenson and Wolfers 2008; Tella and MacCulloch 2008). This dilemma is empirically demonstrated in the Latin America Public Opinion Project (LAPOP, 2011), which surveyed North and Latin America in terms of perceived life satisfaction. Higher measures found in the less developed countries of Brazil, Costa Rica, and Panama than in North America pose an intriguing quandary to traditional economic theory. In light of this predicament this paper aims to construct a sensible measure of the national happiness level for the United States on a year by year basis; and regress this against indicators of the national economy to provide insight into this puzzling enigma between national happiness and economic forces