Happiness at work
Jan-Emmanuel De Neve () and
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Happiness is typically defined by how people experience and evaluate their lives as a whole. Since the majority of people spend much of their lives at work, it is critically important to gain a solid understanding of the role that employment and the workplace play in shaping happiness for individuals and communities around the world. In this paper, we focus largely on the role of work and employment in shaping people’s happiness, and investigate how employment status, job type, and workplace characteristics relate to measures of subjective wellbeing
Keywords: subjective wellbeing; employment; job type; job characteristics (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: R14 J01 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 78 pages
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Working Paper: Happiness at work (2017)
Working Paper: Happiness at Work (2017)
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