Happiness , life satisfaction and the role of work : Evidence from two Australian surveys

  title={Happiness , life satisfaction and the role of work : Evidence from two Australian surveys},
  author={Dr Alfred Michael Dockery},
  • Dr Alfred Michael Dockery
  • Published 2004
This paper investigates factors that influence Australians’ self-reported levels of happiness and life satisfaction with an emphasis on the role of labour market experience. The analysis is based on data from two surveys. The first, the 1995 Year 9 cohort of the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY), tracks a sample of young Australians in each year from Year 9 secondary school to age 19. The second is Wave 1 of the Household Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey (HILDA… CONTINUE READING
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