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An Economic Analysis of the Subjective Health and Well-being of Physical Activity

Paul Downward and Simona Rasciute ()

Chapter 2 in The Economics of Sport, Health and Happiness, 2011 from Edward Elgar Publishing

Abstract: Including an array of distinguished contributors, this novel book fills a gap in the literature by addressing an important, yet under-researched, issue in the field of sports economics. It places great emphasis on the notion that sport is a significant component for improving the happiness, health and well-being of citizens, communities and society as a whole. In so doing, it addresses whether, in an environment of increasing pressure on public spending, governments should continue to subsidize sporting activities at the expense of other public resources.

Keywords: Economics and Finance; Social Policy and Sociology (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2011
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