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.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalEconomics Letters
    Issue number1
    Pages (from-to)15-18
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013

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