• 1 Introduction
  • 2 Methodology of empirical happiness research
  • 2.1 Coevolution of the main variables
  • 2.2 Time-invariant individual effects
  • 2.3 Time lags
  • 2.4 The model
  • 3 Data set and summary statistics
  • 3.1 Data set
  • 3.2 Indicator selection and descriptive statistics
  • 4 Results and discussion
  • 4.1 Aggregate analysis
  • 4.2 Robustness analysis
  • 5 Conclusion
  • Appendix