1 Well-being in Panels

  title={1 Well-being in Panels},
  author={Andrew E. Clark and Andrew J. Oswald},
This paper uses panel data to study human wellbeing. It finds that fixed-effects equations have a similar structure to cross-section equations. This is potentially important, because nearly all work in the field has been forced to rely on cross-section information, and critics have argued that the omission of controls for person-effects makes the literature’s conclusions open to doubt. Our paper follows a random sample of 7000 British individuals through each year of the 1990s. The paper… CONTINUE READING
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