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In Pursuit of the Quality of Life

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Is wealth the same as happiness? How is the quality of life to be evaluated, measured, and most importantly, achieved? The articles here provide provocative and engaging answers to these questions in this new, multi-disciplinary and pragmatic approach to an important area of social research. Taking the individual as the point of departure, the contributors consider both ob ...more
Published February 20th 1997 by Oxford University Press, USA
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Avner Offer is an Economic historian who currently holds the Chichele Professorship in Economic history at the University of Oxford, England. He is a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and of the British Academy. He specializes in international political economy, law, the First World War and land tenure. Over the past decade Professor Offer's main interest has been in post-war economic growth, p ...more
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