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-2006. While there has been no increase in aggregate happiness, inequality in happiness has fallen substantially since the 1970s … happiness by education have widened substantially. We develop an integrated approach to measuring inequality and decomposing … changes in the distribution of happiness, finding a pervasive decline in within-group inequality during the 1970s and 1980s …
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U.S. income inequality has risen dramatically in recent decades. Researchers consistently find that greater income … inequality measured at the state or national level is associated with diminished subjective well-being (SWB) in the U.S. We … conduct the first multi-scale analysis (i.e., at the ZIP-code, MSA, and state levels) of the inequality-SWB relationship using …
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This paper analyzes whether individuals have equal opportunity to achieve happiness (or wellbeing). We estimate sibling … that family background explains, on average, between 30% and 60% of the inequality in permanent wellbeing. The influence is …
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This paper analyzes whether individuals have equal opportunity to achieve happiness (or well- being). We estimate … results suggest that family background explains, on average, between 30% and 60% of the inequality in permanent well …
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-2006. While there has been no increase in aggregate happiness, inequality in happiness has fallen substantially since the 1970s … happiness by education have widened substantially. We develop an integrated approach to measuring inequality and decomposing … changes in the distribution of happiness, finding a pervasive decline in within-group inequality during the 1970s and 1980s …
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-2006. While there has been no increase in aggregate happiness, inequality in happiness has fallen substantially since the 1970s … happiness by education have widened substantially. We develop an integrated approach to measuring inequality and decomposing … changes in the distribution of happiness, finding a pervasive decline in within-group inequality during the 1970s and 1980s …
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relationship between individuals inequality and risk aversion. The empirical analysis uses the German SOEP household panel for the … years 1997 to 2007 to conclude that the negative effect of inequality measured by the sample gini coefficient by year and … suggest that even though inequality and risk aversion are related, they are not the same thing. The paper shows that the …
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