Journal of Happiness Studies

, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 93–96 | Cite as

Review of Barry Schwartz “The Paradox of Choice. Why more is less” Harper & Collins, New York, USA 2004, ISBN 0-06-000568-8, 265 pages.

  • R. Veenhoven
Book review Happiness in Multiple Choice Society


Social Psychology 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Veenhoven
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  1. 1.Department of Social SciencesErasmus University RotterdamRotterdamThe Netherlands

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