hedonics


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hedonics

(hĭ-dŏn′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of psychology that studies pleasant and unpleasant sensations and states of mind.
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Then, the method of analysis used for the study and a brief primer on hedonic modeling are presented.
Regardless of how exactly happiness cashes out theoretically, the findings of the hedonics literature matter greatly for the positive law of property.
When controls for direct measures of performance were used in their hedonic analysis of MPUs (benchmark scores on a battery of user tasks), their hedonic price index fell more than 20 percentage points faster than a hedonic index controlling for technical features during the 2000-13 period.
Valuation and Hedonic Pricing Theory In their research examining the potential value of corporate naming rights for an arena in the city of Omaha, Nebraska, Ashley and O'Hara (2001) suggested three methods to conduct naming rights valuation studies.
Despite potential differences in the hedonic preference for foods, many foods are sweetened or made with sugar to increase likability, because sweet tastes are known to be preferred (Yamamoto, 2003).
While much of this analysis has involved hedonic analysis (see below), there have been other important studies that are notable.
herself draws on empirical work in hedonics to question shared
Relying on data from studies in the field of hedonic psychology that track people's actual experience of life--data that have consistently been round reliable and valid--WBA is able to provide the same policy guidance as CBA without CBA's distortionary reliance upon predictions and dollar figures.
10) The Fed's series incorporates a new hedonic index for microprocessors (MPUs) since 2006 that falls more rapidly than the current BLS price index.
This means that the problems with the use of cross-city hedonics to generate QOL weights pertain even under the most optimistic of assumptions.