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Life Satisfaction Dynamics with Quarterly Life Event Data
Using life satisfaction responses from Australian panel data we examine the questions of when and to what extent individuals are affected by major positive and negative life events, including changes… Expand
Responses of cetaceans to anthropogenic noise
1 Since the last thorough review of the effects of anthropogenic noise on cetaceans in 1995, a substantial number of research reports has been published and our ability to document response(s), or… Expand
Comparing Subjective and Objective Measures of Health: Evidence from Hypertension for the Income/Health Gradient
Economists rely heavily on self-reported measures of health to examine the relationship between income and health. We directly compare survey responses of a self-reported measure of health that is… Expand
Intrahousehold Resource Allocation: Do Parents Reduce or Reinforce Child Ability Gaps?
Do parents invest more or less in their high-ability children? We provide new evidence on this question by comparing observed ability differences and observed investment differences between siblings… Expand
Happiness Dynamics with Quarterly Life Event Data
This paper addresses the question of when and to what extent individuals are affected by major positive and negative life events, including changes in financial situation, marital status, death of… Expand
Self-assessed health: what does it mean and what does it hide?
Self-assessed general health (SAH) is one of the most frequently employed health measures in social science research. Its generic nature means it captures elements of health that more guided measures… Expand
The effect of mental health on employment: evidence from Australian panel data.
To what extent does poor mental health affect employment outcomes? Answering this question involves multiple technical difficulties: two-way causality between health and work, unobservable… Expand
Nature’s experiment? Handedness and early childhood development
In recent years, a large body of research has investigated the various factors affecting child development and the consequent impact of child development on future educational and labor market… Expand
Mental Health and Labour Market Participation: Evidence from IV Panel Data Models
A large body of empirical research links mental health and labour market outcomes; however, there are few studies that effectively control for the two-way causality between work and health and the… Expand
Extra Status and Extra Stress: Are Promotions Good for Us?
Promotions ordinarily involve higher wages and greater privileges; but often they also increase responsibility, accountability, and work hours. Therefore, whether promotions are good for workers'… Expand