Annals of the Fondazione Luigi Einaudi

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics, History and Political Science

The Annals is a forum for the free exchange of ideas
among scholars working in the field of social sciences
Volume LIII 2 - 2019

One Size Fits All? Well-being, Measurement and Growth

Andrew E. Clark and Conchita D'Ambrosio,
pp. 101-114
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Well-being research is burgeoning. But there is no agreement on which measure of well-being is to be preferred, nor in which circumstances. We here briefly discuss some of the issues and a number of preliminary results from our ongoing work. We conclude by wondering whether de-growth will necessarily reduce well-being.