Happiness in the Arts: International Evidence on Artists' Job Satisfaction

Trine Bille, Cecilie Bryld Fjællegaard, Bruno S. Frey, Lasse Steiner

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    Many artists are prone to high unemployment and low incomes suggesting low job satisfaction. Our analysis including 49 countries paints a different picture. On average artists enjoy higher job satisfaction than other employees, mainly due to more autonomy.
    Many artists are prone to high unemployment and low incomes suggesting low job satisfaction. Our analysis including 49 countries paints a different picture. On average artists enjoy higher job satisfaction than other employees, mainly due to more autonomy.
    LanguageEnglish
    JournalEconomics Letters
    Volume121
    Issue number1
    Pages15-18
    ISSN0165-1765
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Oct 2013

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      Bille, Trine ; Fjællegaard, Cecilie Bryld ; Frey, Bruno S. ; Steiner, Lasse . / Happiness in the Arts : International Evidence on Artists' Job Satisfaction. In: Economics Letters. 2013 ; Vol. 121, No. 1. pp. 15-18
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      Happiness in the Arts : International Evidence on Artists' Job Satisfaction. / Bille, Trine; Fjællegaard, Cecilie Bryld; Frey, Bruno S. ; Steiner, Lasse .

      In: Economics Letters, Vol. 121, No. 1, 10.2013, p. 15-18.

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      Bille T, Fjællegaard CB, Frey BS, Steiner L. Happiness in the Arts: International Evidence on Artists' Job Satisfaction. Economics Letters. 2013 Oct;121(1):15-18. Available from, DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2013.06.016