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Workplace:Global Economy and Development Program, Brookings Institution, (more information at EDIRC)
School of Public Policy, University of Maryland, (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2021

  1. Do High Aspirations Lead to Better Outcomes? Evidence from a Longitudinal Survey of Adolescents in Peru
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group Downloads

2020

  1. Coping with COVID-19: Implications of Differences in Resilience across Racial Groups for Mental Health and Well-being
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group Downloads
  2. Happiness and Aging in the United States
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Post-Covid 19 economic development and policy: submitted as recommendations to the Scottish economic recovery group
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads
  4. The Economics of Happiness
    GLO Discussion Paper Series, Global Labor Organization (GLO) Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in World Economics (2005)
  5. The Mid-Life Dip in Well-Being: Economists (Who Find It) Versus Psychologists (Who Don't)!
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2019

  1. Men without work: Why are they so unhappy in the US compared to other places?
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Presidential Elections, Divided Politics, and Happiness in the U.S
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economica (2021)

2018

  1. Does Happiness Pay Revisited – New Evidence from the U.S.A
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group Downloads
  2. Does Hope Lead to Better Futures? Evidence from a Survey of the Life Choices of Young Adults in Peru
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group Downloads
  3. Emigration, Remittances and the Subjective Well-Being of Those Staying Behind
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group (2018) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Population Economics (2019)
  4. Longer, More Optimistic, Lives: Historic Optimism and Life Expectancy in the United States
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2019)
  5. Social justice, well being, and economic organization, Chapter 8
    Post-Print, HAL
  6. Unequal Hopes, Lives, and Lifespans in the USA: Lessons from the New Science of Well-Being
    Center for Policy Research Policy Briefs, Center for Policy Research, Maxwell School, Syracuse University Downloads

2016

  1. Income Inequality and Well-Being in the U.S.: Evidence of Geographic-Scale- and Measure-Dependence
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic Inequality (2019)
  2. Local Neighbors as Positives, Regional Neighbors as Negatives: Competing Channels in the Relationship between Others' Income, Health, and Happiness
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2018)

2014

  1. Bentham or Aristotle in the Development Process? An Empirical Investigation of Capabilities and Subjective Well-being
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2015)
  2. In Transit: The Well-Being of Migrants from Transition and Post-Transition Countries
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2015)

2013

  1. Happy Peasants and Frustrated Achievers? Agency, Capabilities, and Subjective Well-Being
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Subjective wellbeing in Colombia: some insights on vulnerability, job security, and relative incomes
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in International Journal of Happiness and Development (2013)

2012

  1. Gender and Well-being Around the World: Some Insights from the Economics of Happiness
    Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group Downloads View citations (3)

2011

  1. Measuring Quality of Life in Latin America: What Happiness Research Can (and Cannot) Contribute
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department (2008) Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. The Challenges of Incorporating Empowerment into the HDI: Some Lessons from Happiness Economics and Quality of Life Research
    Human Development Research Papers (2009 to present), Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Downloads View citations (1)

2009

  1. Valuing Health Conditions - Insights from Happiness Surveys across Countries and Cultures
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (6)

2008

  1. Midiendo la calidad de vida en América Latina
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads

2005

  1. Globalization, Poverty, Inequality, and Insecurity: Some Insights from the Economics of Happiness
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (2)

2000

  1. Stuck in the Tunnel: Is Globalization Muddling the Middle Class?
    LIS Working papers, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in Working Papers, Brookings Institution - Working Papers (2000) View citations (43)

1994

  1. Economic Reforms and the Poor: Social Action Programs and Social Funds in Sub-Saharan Africa
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Social Action Programs and Social Funds. A Review of Design and Implementation in Sub-Saharan African
    World Bank - Discussion Papers, World Bank

Undated

  1. Some Speculation on Growth and Poverty over the Twenty-First Century
    Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads

Journal Articles

2021

  1. Presidential Elections, Divided Politics, and Happiness in the USA
    Economica, 2021, 88, (349), 189-207 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2019)
  2. The geography of desperation in America: Labor force participation, mobility, place, and well-being
    Social Science & Medicine, 2021, 270, (C) Downloads

2020

  1. Carol Graham – Annotated Biography for ARQOL
    Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2020, 15, (1), 297-300 Downloads

2019

  1. Do social protection programs improve life satisfaction? Evidence from Iraq
    World Development Perspectives, 2019, 16, (C) Downloads
  2. Emigration, remittances, and the subjective well-being of those staying behind
    Journal of Population Economics, 2019, 32, (1), 113-151 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2018)
  3. Income inequality and well-being in the U.S.: evidence of geographic-scale- and measure-dependence
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2019, 17, (3), 415-434 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  4. Longer, more optimistic, lives: Historic optimism and life expectancy in the United States
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2019, 168, (C), 374-392 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2018)
  5. Men without work: A global well-being and ill-being comparison
    IZA World of Labor, 2019, 464 Downloads
  6. Unequal hopes and lives in the USA: optimism, race, place, and premature mortality
    Journal of Population Economics, 2019, 32, (2), 665-733 Downloads View citations (16)

2018

  1. Local neighbors as positives, regional neighbors as negatives: Competing channels in the relationship between others’ income, health, and happiness
    Journal of Health Economics, 2018, 57, (C), 263-276 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2017

  1. A Tribute to Richard Easterlin: Economist, Demographer, and Gentleman
    Review of Behavioral Economics, 2017, 4, (4), 341-347 Downloads
  2. Happiness and Health in China: The Paradox of Progress
    World Development, 2017, 96, (C), 231-244 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Happiness and economics: insights for policy from the new 'science' of well-being
    Journal of Behavioral Economics for Policy, 2017, 1, (1), 69-72 Downloads
  4. Happiness, stress, and age: how the U curve varies across people and places
    Journal of Population Economics, 2017, 30, (1), 225-264 Downloads View citations (37)

2016

  1. Local happiness and firm behavior: Do firms in happy places invest more?
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2016, 125, (C), 41-56 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Unequal Life Chances and Choices: How Subjective Well-Being Metrics Can Inform Benefit-Cost Analysis
    Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis, 2016, 7, (1), 121-146 Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. A Review of William Easterly's The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor
    Journal of Economic Literature, 2015, 53, (1), 92-101 Downloads
  2. Bentham or Aristotle in the Development Process? An Empirical Investigation of Capabilities and Subjective Well-Being
    World Development, 2015, 68, (C), 163-179 Downloads View citations (55)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. In transit: The well-being of migrants from transition and post-transition countries
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2015, 112, (C), 164-186 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2014

  1. Employment, late-life work, retirement, and well-being in Europe and the United States
    IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 2014, 3, (1), 1-30 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Late-life work and well-being
    IZA World of Labor, 2014, 107 Downloads

2013

  1. Does access to information technology make people happier? Insights from well-being surveys from around the world
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2013, 44, (C), 126-139 Downloads View citations (25)
  2. Gender and well-being around the world
    International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2013, 1, (2), 212-232 Downloads View citations (21)
  3. Subjective wellbeing in Colombia: some insights on vulnerability, job security, and relative incomes
    International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2013, 1, (3), 233-260 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2011

  1. Adaptation amidst Prosperity and Adversity: Insights from Happiness Studies from around the World
    World Bank Research Observer, 2011, 26, (1), 105-137 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Which health conditions cause the most unhappiness?
    Health Economics, 2011, 20, (12), 1431-1447 Downloads View citations (54)

2009

  1. Well-being and Public Attitudes in Afghanistan
    World Economics, 2009, 10, (3), 105-147 Downloads View citations (1)

2006

  1. Book Review
    World Economics, 2006, 7, (4), 251-253 Downloads
  2. Inequality and happiness: Insights from Latin America
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2006, 4, (1), 107-122 Downloads View citations (148)
  3. Well-being and unemployment in Russia in the 1990s: Can society's suffering be individuals' solace?
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2006, 35, (2), 209-242 Downloads View citations (40)

2005

  1. Insights on Development from the Economics of Happiness
    World Bank Research Observer, 2005, 20, (2), 201-231 View citations (83)
  2. The Economics of Happiness
    World Economics, 2005, 6, (3), 41-55 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2020)

2004

  1. Does happiness pay?: An exploration based on panel data from Russia
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2004, 55, (3), 319-342 Downloads View citations (186)

2002

  1. Frustrated Achievers: Winners, Losers and Subjective Well-Being in New Market Economies
    Journal of Development Studies, 2002, 38, (4), 100-140 Downloads View citations (110)
  2. Mobility, Opportunity and Vulnerability: The Dynamics of Poverty and Inequality in a Global Economy
    Journal of Human Development and Capabilities, 2002, 3, (1), 57-94 Downloads View citations (7)

2001

  1. Happiness, Markets, and Democracy: Latin America in Comparative Perspective
    Journal of Happiness Studies, 2001, 2, (3), 237-268 Downloads View citations (74)

2000

  1. Hardship and Happiness
    World Economics, 2000, 1, (4), 73-112 Downloads

1992

  1. The politics of protecting the poor during adjustment: Bolivia's emergency social fund
    World Development, 1992, 20, (9), 1233-1251 Downloads View citations (3)

Books

2012

  1. After the Spring: Economic Transitions in the Arab World
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (22)
  2. Beyond Tradeoffs: Market Reform and Equitable Growth in Latin America
    IDB Publications (Books), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Happiness Around the World: The paradox of happy peasants and miserable millionaires
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (9)

Chapters

2009

  1. Does Inequality Matter to Individual Welfare? An Initial Exploration Based on Happiness Surveys from Latin America
    Chapter 8 in Happiness, Economics and Politics, 2009 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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