You are not logged in.

Measuring Australia's well-being using hierarchical needs

Clarke, Matthew, Islam, Sardar M.N. and Paech, Sally 2006, Measuring Australia's well-being using hierarchical needs, Journal of socio-economics, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 933-945, doi: 10.1016/j.socec.2005.11.063.

Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads

Title Measuring Australia's well-being using hierarchical needs
Author(s) Clarke, Matthew
Islam, Sardar M.N.
Paech, Sally
Journal name Journal of socio-economics
Volume number 35
Issue number 6
Start page 933
End page 945
Publisher Elsevier BV, North-Holland
Place of publication Netherlands
Publication date 2006
ISSN 1053-5357
1879-1239
Keyword(s) Well-being
Hierarchy
Maslow
Australia
Summary A new approach to well-being measurement is presented in this paper based on multidimensional hierarchical human needs and motivation. This paper empirically applies this new measure of well-being to Australia for the period 1985–2000. This hierarchical approach is underpinned by a rigorous psychological theory of human motivation. Hierarchical human needs are classified into five categories. Eight indicators have been chosen to reflect these categories. A composite indicator of these eight indicators is calculated. This paper concludes that it is necessary to consider multidimensional human needs and motivation when analysing and seeking to improve well-being through economic and social development activities.
Notes Available online 31 January 2006
Language eng
DOI 10.1016/j.socec.2005.11.063
Field of Research 140202 Economic Development and Growth
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©Elsevier Inc. 2006
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30004343

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of International and Political Studies
Connect to link resolver
 
Unless expressly stated otherwise, the copyright for items in DRO is owned by the author, with all rights reserved.

Versions
Version Filter Type
Citation counts: TR Web of Science Citation Count  Cited 0 times in TR Web of Science
Scopus Citation Count Cited 13 times in Scopus
Google Scholar Search Google Scholar
Access Statistics: 774 Abstract Views, 0 File Downloads  -  Detailed Statistics
Created: Mon, 07 Jul 2008, 09:18:31 EST

Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that permission has been obtained for items included in DRO. If you believe that your rights have been infringed by this repository, please contact drosupport@deakin.edu.au.