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dc.description.abstractThe aim of this dissertation is to identify the main determinants that have an impact on wellbeing. After taking various determinants into consideration, it further investigates whether life satisfaction on Island States, Small Island States and Small States is higher than in other countries. Being a cross country study that mainly focuses on the Economics of wellbeing, secondary data is used. The main finding of this study is that living on an Island State, a Small Island State, or a Small State has no additional effect on the wellbeing after all other factors are controlled for. Also, education, income, health, governance and environmental factors were found to be significant for the variation in global wellbeing.en_GB
dc.subjectStates, Smallen_GB
dc.subjectEconomics -- Sociological aspectsen_GB
dc.subjectHealth behavior -- Economic aspectsen_GB
dc.titleA cross country assessment of the determinants of wellbeing : a focus on islands and small statesen_GB
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dc.publisher.institutionUniversity of Maltaen_GB
dc.publisher.departmentFaculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy. Department of Economicsen_GB
dc.contributor.creatorCamilleri, Jessica
Appears in Collections:Dissertations - FacEma - 2016
Dissertations - FacEMAEco - 2016

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