Social Captial and Relative Income Concerns: Evidence from 26 Countries

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Fischer, Justina A. V.; Torgler, Benno;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Relative income, positional concerns, social capital, social norms, happiness | social capital | Relative income | happiness | positional concerns | social norms

Research evidence on the impact of relative income position on individuals’ attitudes and behaviour is sorely lacking. Therefore, using the International Social Survey Programme 1998 data from 26 countries this paper investigates the impact of relative income on 14 me... View more
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