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Human well-being

D. Gasper

Human well-being

concepts and conceptualizations

by D. Gasper

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Published by United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economics Research in Helsinki .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social indicators.,
  • Quality of life.,
  • Economic development -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDes Gasper.
    SeriesWIDER discussion paper -- WDP 2004/06
    ContributionsWorld Institute for Development Economics Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination34 p. ;
    Number of Pages34
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19869172M
    ISBN 109291906085

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