nep-hap New Economics Papers
on Economics of Happiness
Issue of 2022‒08‒22
three papers chosen by
Viviana Di Giovinazzo
Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca

  1. Environmental Cognitive Dissonance and Subjective Well-being By Zhang, Shouyu; Ferreira, Susana; Karali, Berna
  2. Creative Destruction, Job Reallocation, and Subjective Well-Being By Ahmadiani, Mona; Hyde, Adam S.; Jackson, Jeremy
  3. The Current State of Research on the Two-way Linkages between Productivity and Well-being By Andrew Sharpe; Shahrzad Mobasher Fard

  1. By: Zhang, Shouyu; Ferreira, Susana; Karali, Berna
    Keywords: Health Economics and Policy, Institutional and Behavioral Economics, Environmental Economics and Policy
    Date: 2022–08
  2. By: Ahmadiani, Mona; Hyde, Adam S.; Jackson, Jeremy
    Keywords: Consumer/Household Economics, Research Methods/Statistical Methods, Institutional and Behavioral Economics
    Date: 2022–08
  3. By: Andrew Sharpe; Shahrzad Mobasher Fard
    Abstract: Interest in the topic of well-being has burgeoned in recent years as the weaknesses of gross domestic product (GDP) per capita as a proxy for well-being have become more apparent. At the same time, the global economy has experienced a productivity slowdown. Since productivity growth is recognized as being by far the most important long-term source of sustainable gains in living standards, this development has implications for the future of living standards around the world. These two developments raise a number of issues related to the two-way linkages between productivity and well-being. First, does slower productivity growth constitute a significant threat to the betterment of the well-being of the world’s population, and, if so, by how much? Second, given that many indicators of well-being can have positive effects on productivity, should one aspect of any strategy to revive productivity growth be to focus on policies that improve well-being? The objective of this report is to survey the current state of research on the two-way linkages between productivity and well-being. productivity.
    Keywords: productivity, well-being
    Date: 2022–03

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