Session 84:
Happiness in International Perspective

Friday, May 4
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Union Square 5-6
Fourth Floor

Chair: Richard A. Easterlin, University of Southern California
Discussant: Rachel Margolis, University of Western Ontario

  1. The Social-Institutional Bases of Happiness: An International ComparisonHiroshi Ono, Texas A&M University; Kristen S. Lee, University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY)

  2. Income Comparisons among Neighbors and Satisfaction in East and West GermanyGundi Knies, University of Essex

  3. Economic Growth, Income Inequality and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from ChinaXiaogang Wu, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Joanne Ip, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology; Jun Li, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

  4. Social Mobility and Happiness in ChinaPianpian Carolyn Xu, Yale University

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