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The distributional effects of adaption and anticipation to ill health on subjective wellbeing

Prashant Gupta (), Tapas Mishra (), O’Leary, Nigel and Mamata Parhi

Economics Letters, 2015, vol. 136, issue C, 99-102

Abstract: Adaption and anticipation to reported illness upon subjective wellbeing is analysed across the wellbeing distribution. Anticipation effects are muted, but substantial adaption effects are apparent that differ markedly over the range of wellbeing, being most evident at the upper quartile.

Keywords: Subjective wellbeing; Illness; Anticipation; Adaption; Fixed effect quantile regression (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I10 I31 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2015
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DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2015.09.010

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