Posts tagged with 'life satisfaction'
August 19, 2020
Does the dream of home ownership rest upon biased beliefs?
New study finds that prospective home owners overestimate the well-being consequences of home ownership
July 18, 2019
The Newest Revolution? Happiness!
Richard Easterlin on the marked improvement in people's feelings of well-being
July 19, 2018
Global terrorism decreases well-being and shifts political attitudes rightwards
Analysis using data on 70,000 terror events worldwide
September 22, 2017
Equality of opportunity – for what?
By Daniel Mahler and Xavi Ramos The notion that individuals ought to have equal opportunities in life is popular among […]
October 18, 2016
Can European integration increase people’s life satisfaction?
by Milena Nikolova and Boris Nikolaev The United Kingdoms’s decision to leave the European Union, or the so-called Brexit, poses […]
December 9, 2015
Life satisfaction gap between transition countries and the West is closing
Trends of globalization such as migration, economic integration and digital communication are undoubtedly bringing people closer together. But do they […]
October 3, 2015
On occasion of German Reunification Day: New Article on “Children of the Wall”
Today marks the 25th anniversary of German reunification. The signing of the German unification treaty had set in stone what […]
- Children of the Wall
- East Germany
- Fall of the Berlin Wall
- German reunification
- Journal of Political Economy
- labor market
- labor market policy
- life satisfaction
September 10, 2015
What is the cost of falling victim to violent crime?
Violent crimes, be it physical and sexual assault, robbery or homicide, unfortunately are still common in any society. From an […]
October 23, 2014
Can migration boost incomes, happiness and freedom satisfaction?
By Carol Graham and Milena Nikolova The recent economic crisis and the subsequent lagging economic recovery renewed the immigration debate […]
January 17, 2014
First up, then down: life satisfaction of young adults
Early adulthood is a time of important transitions that shape the future of young adults. How do these transitions affect […]
November 13, 2013
What predicts a successful life?
How much of adult well-being is determined by childhood influences? The answer to this question is very important to policy-makers […]
September 27, 2013
Unmet expectations: Why we are unhappy during midlife
Human beings are happy when they are in the mid-20s and when they are hitting the 60s, but they experience […]