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GDP/capita PPP
Life expectancyHappinessMarginal value of life
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America54597792.50931090910823066.97
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China12880751.8820579931818068.021
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Ethiopia1589640.973266026998977.26187
<--- I have colored these data points in red because I think they're dumb
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Malawi815590.683299738532856.46792
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Kenya3138611.268795069242870.2145
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Daniel section:
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hy (US$ PPP)Country pairing:implied k value
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America154597US - SSC China-0.5554826684
<- this value is dumb and not included below
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SSC China0.8512880US - SSC Ethiopia-1.665079015
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SSC Ethiopia0.51589US - Buck Mexico-2.466951203
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My estimate of Mexico0.54000
SSC China - SSC Ethiopia
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SSC China - Buck Mexico-2.876551603
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(not comparing SSC ethiopia to buck mexico because the numbers obvs won't work out)
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Arithmetic mean of k values:
-2.22785787
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Sanity check: implied happiness for various pairs of countries given the k-value calculated from that pair
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US - SSC China
US happiness
China happiness
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4.1816861113.5544331951.1764705881.176470588
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US - SSC EthiopiaUS happinessEthiopia hratioratio should be
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3.0720897651.53604488322
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US - MexicoUS hMexico hratioratio should be
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2.2702175771.13510878822definitely working
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