How does subjective well-being evolve with age? A literature review
Beatriz Fabiola López Ulloa,
Valerie Møller and
Alfonso Sousa-Poza ()
No 72-2013, FZID Discussion Papers from University of Hohenheim, Center for Research on Innovation and Services (FZID)
This literature review provides an overview of the theoretical and empirical research in several disciplines on the relation between ageing and subjective well-being, i.e., how subjective well-being evolves across the lifespan. Because of the different methodologies, data sets and samples used, comparison among disciplines and studies is difficult. However, extant studies do show either a U-shaped, inverted U-shaped or linear relation between ageing and subjective well-being.
Keywords: Life satisfaction; Ageing; U-shape (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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