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Working Papers

2012

  1. Happiness as a Driver of Risk-Avoiding Behavior
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2011) Downloads View citations (4)

2010

  1. Are Pregnant Women Happier? Racial Differences in the Relationsip Between Pregnancy and Life Satisfaction
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Fatalism and Savings
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics) (2011)
  3. Heat waves, droughts, and preferences for environmental policy
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management (2012)
  4. Objective Confirmation of Subjective Measures of Human Well-being: Evidence from the USA
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (231)
  5. The Effects of Daughters on Health Choices and Risk Behaviour
    Discussion Papers, Department of Economics, University of York Downloads
  6. The happiness - suicide paradox
    Working Paper Series, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Downloads

2009

  1. Well-being across America
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2011)

2008

  1. Identity and environmentalism: the influence of community characteristics
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Review of Social Economy (2010)
  2. More information isn’t always better: the case of voluntary provision of environmental quality
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Inquiry (2012)

2003

  1. Portfolio Choice and Health Status
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Financial Economics (2004)

2001

  1. Health Status and Portfolio Choice
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Center for Economic Policy Studies. Downloads

1998

  1. Forecasting Successful Economics Graduate Students
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. Downloads

Journal Articles

2020

  1. The Taste for Status in International Comparison
    Journal of Happiness Studies, 2020, 21, (6), 2237-2256 Downloads

2018

  1. The Effects of Cueing and Framing on Youth Attitudes towards Gun Control and Gun Rights
    Social Sciences, 2018, 7, (2), 1-18 Downloads

2016

  1. Are pregnant women happier? Racial and ethnic differences in the relationship between pregnancy and life satisfaction in the United States
    Review of Economics of the Household, 2016, 14, (3), 507-527 Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. Criminal Records and the Labor Market for Professional Athletes
    Journal of Sports Economics, 2014, 15, (6), 617-635 Downloads
  2. Happiness as a Driver of Risk-avoiding Behaviour: Theory and an Empirical Study of Seatbelt Wearing and Automobile Accidents
    Economica, 2014, 81, (324), 674-697 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Social Comparisons and Life Satisfaction Across Racial and Ethnic Groups: The Effects of Status, Information and Solidarity
    Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, 2014, 117, (3), 849-869 Downloads View citations (7)

2012

  1. Heat Waves, Droughts, and Preferences for Environmental Policy
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2012, 31, (3), 556-577 View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. MORE INFORMATION IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER: THE CASE OF VOLUNTARY PROVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
    Economic Inquiry, 2012, 50, (3), 585-603 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. The influence of social relationships on pro-environment behaviors
    Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 2012, 63, (1), 35-50 Downloads View citations (35)

2011

  1. Dark contrasts: The paradox of high rates of suicide in happy places
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2011, 80, (3), 435-442 Downloads View citations (22)
  2. Fatalism and savings
    Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), 2011, 40, (5), 645-651 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. Well-Being across America
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 93, (4), 1118-1134 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (2009)

2010

  1. Early decision and college performance
    Economics of Education Review, 2010, 29, (4), 517-525 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Identity and Environmentalism: The Influence of Community Characteristics
    Review of Social Economy, 2010, 68, (4), 465-486 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Financial shocks and worry about the future
    Empirical Economics, 2007, 33, (3), 515-530 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Is Trade Good for Your Health?*
    Review of International Economics, 2007, 15, (4), 660-682 Downloads View citations (42)
  3. Recent publishing trends at the AER, JPE and QJE
    Applied Economics Letters, 2007, 14, (1), 59-63 Downloads View citations (15)
  4. The Search for Economics Talent: Doctoral Completion and Research Productivity
    American Economic Review, 2007, 97, (2), 506-511 Downloads View citations (21)

2005

  1. Fatalistic Tendencies: An Explanation of Why People Don't Save
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2005, 4, (1), 1-23 Downloads View citations (6)

2004

  1. Portfolio choice and health status
    Journal of Financial Economics, 2004, 72, (3), 457-484 Downloads View citations (152)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2003

  1. Sickness and preventive medical behavior
    Journal of Health Economics, 2003, 22, (4), 675-689 Downloads View citations (37)
  2. The Effects of Health Events on the Economic Status of Married Couples
    Journal of Human Resources, 2003, 38, (1) Downloads View citations (62)

2001

  1. Adapting to heart conditions: a test of the hedonic treadmill
    Journal of Health Economics, 2001, 20, (4), 495-507 Downloads View citations (42)

2000

  1. Forecasting Job Placements of Economics Graduate Students
    The Journal of Economic Education, 2000, 31, (1), 81-94 Downloads View citations (11)

Chapters

2011

  1. Factors Influencing Student Performance in Economics: Class and Instructor Characteristics
    Chapter 33 in International Handbook on Teaching and Learning Economics, 2011 Downloads View citations (1)
 
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