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What Make African Happy

Dieudonne Mignamissi () and Yselle Flora Kuete

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: This paper analyses the key determinants of happiness in Africa. Using both Bayesian Model Averaging (BMA) and Weighted Average Least Squares (WALS) approaches to tackle the issue of model uncertainty on a panel of 30 African countries over the period 2006-2017, we found 14 economic, social, cultural, historical, structural and institutional factors which influence African well-being

Keywords: Determinants; Happiness; Africa; Bayesian Model Averaging; Weighted Average Least Squares (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A1 A10 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2020-03
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