IN SUPPORT TO CONTROLLED SOCIALISM FOR WORLD HAPPINESS MAXIMIZATION

Joey A. Caraquil, Marie Khul C. Langub

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This paper is an attempt to explain how poverty, ecological footprint and literacy influence happiness or the lack of it at a global perspective. Data obtained from various online sources were treated using path analysis. It was found that the predictors can influence happiness in four ways. The findings were a clear indication that globally, people relate happiness with access to goods and services. Political measures that can increase this access may therefore elevate happiness and well-being among people.

 

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poverty, ecological footprint, path analysis, controlled socialism

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