The Happy Farmer : Self-Employment and Subjective Well-Being in Rural Vietnam

Markussen, Thomas, Fibæk, Maria and Nguyen, Do Anh Tuan (2014). The Happy Farmer : Self-Employment and Subjective Well-Being in Rural Vietnam. UNU-WIDER.

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  • Sub-type Working paper
    Author Markussen, Thomas
    Fibæk, Maria
    Nguyen, Do Anh Tuan
    Title The Happy Farmer : Self-Employment and Subjective Well-Being in Rural Vietnam
    Volume/Issue No. 2014/108
    Publication Date 2014
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher UNU-WIDER
    Pages 31
    Language eng
    Abstract

    Using survey data from rural Vietnam, this paper documents a statistically significant, positive effect of self-employment in farming on subjective well-being. Wage workers are less happy than farmers across a range of different types of wage jobs. These

    UNU Topics of Focus Agriculture
    Keyword Agriculture
    Job satisfaction
    Quality of life
    Wages
    Copyright Holder UNU-WIDER
    Copyright Year 2014
    Copyright type Fair use permitted
    ISSN 17987237
    ISBN 9789292308292
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