Posts tagged with 'well-being'
September 21, 2022
Four IZA network members among the Citation Laureates for 2022
Pioneering contributions to happiness economics and political economy
July 25, 2022
Children benefit from longer parental leave
Study from Denmark shows positive effects on socio-emotional skills and well-being
January 24, 2022
How people’s feelings evolved during the pandemic
Analysis of Twitter data provides insights on the impact of COVID-19 on well-being in Europe
September 24, 2021
It hurts to be economically insecure
Chronic pain rises during recessions, but not among the jobless
April 22, 2021
Happy power couples?
Working in the same occupation or industry as your partner increases satisfaction with life, work and income
January 30, 2020
Extensive social media use hurts teenagers’ mental health
Moderate daily use has positive effects on peer relationships
June 25, 2019
Expansion of paid parental leave may work against intended goals
Study from France analyzes the effects on household specialization and children's well-being
July 19, 2018
Global terrorism decreases well-being and shifts political attitudes rightwards
Analysis using data on 70,000 terror events worldwide
May 30, 2018
Informal care givers pay a high price in well-being
New study monetarizes the well-being losses from providing informal care to family members.
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 […]
April 7, 2017
Mental health affects employment outcomes – and vice versa
Depression, which is the focus of this year’s World Health Day, is also an important topic for labor economists as […]
October 28, 2015
Implications of human dignity for international development theory and practice
In her contribution to the second international Human Dignity and Human Development Conference hosted by the University of Notre Dame’s […]
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 […]
June 11, 2015
Why labor market policies should be guided by happiness
Happiness should be a guiding factor in the governance of labor markets, argues Jo Ritzen in his most recent IZA […]
December 16, 2014
Should you come out in the workplace and would your employer care?
According to a report by Nick Drydakis published by IZA World of Labor today, half of gay and lesbian employees […]
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 […]
October 10, 2014
Why aging and working makes us happy – in four charts
By Carol Graham and Milena Nikolova In the past few years, economists and other social scientists have made great strides […]
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 […]