Session 57:
Happiness and Economic and Social Well-Being

Thursday, May 3
3:30 PM - 5:20 PM
Continental Ballroom 6
Ballroom Level

Chair: Richard A. Easterlin, University of Southern California
Discussant: Malgorzata Switek, University of Southern California
Discussant: Douglas S. Massey, Princeton University

  1. A Bundle of Joy: Does Parenting Really Make Us Miserable?Chris Herbst, Arizona State University; John D. Ifcher, Santa Clara University

  2. Happiness: Before and after the KidsMikko Myrskylä, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Rachel Margolis, University of Western Ontario

  3. Neighborhood Effects on Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from a Randomized ExperimentJens Ludwig, University of Chicago; Greg J. Duncan, University of California, Irvine; Lisa A. Gennetian, Brookings Institution; Lawrence F. Katz, Harvard University; Ronald C. Kessler, Harvard Medical School; Jeffrey Kling, Congressional Budget Office (CBO); Lisa Sanbonmatsu, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

  4. Are Migrants Going up a Blind Alley? Economic Migration and Well-Being around the World: Cross-National Evidence from Europe, the United States and CanadaAnalia Olgiati, Harvard University; Rocio Calvo, Boston College; Harvard Pop Center

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