"Magnificent....A book one absolutely has to read."--Jagdish Bhagwati, Columbia University
"An original and profound critique of American culture."--Kenneth J. Arrow, Stanford University
"A brilliant contribution to welfare economics."--The Economist
"An intriguing book--some novel perspectives and insights on satisfaction which have stimulated some research hypotheses and directions I hope to follow up on in the consumer behaviour area."--Kenneth R. Lord, SUNY, Buffalo
"Stimulating and imaginative."--The New Statesman
About the Author
is Emeritus Professor of Economics at Stanford University.