Happiness in the Arts

International Evidence on Artists' Job Satisfaction

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

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    Abstract

    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
    Volume121
    Issue number1
    Pages (from-to)15-18
    ISSN0165-1765
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Oct 2013

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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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