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date: 22 February 2020

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This chapter centres on economic welfare and how it relates to the mass media and public opinion, defining ‘economic welfare’ as the financial well-being of the citizens in a nation. It lists the factors that contribute to economic well-being, such as personal or household income and housing conditions, and also examines the scholarly evidence which connects economic welfare experience or trends to public opinion through the mass media. The chapter also considers the policies, programs, and macroeconomic changes that can directly affect economic outcomes.

Keywords: economic welfare, financial well-being, economic well-being, macroeconomic changes, economic outcomes, public opinion

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