Happiness and Productivity

@inproceedings{Oswald2008HappinessAP,
  title={Happiness and Productivity},
  author={Andrew J. Oswald},
  year={2008}
}
Happiness and Productivity The paper provides evidence that happiness raises productivity. In Experiment 1, a randomized trial is designed. Some subjects have their happiness levels increased, while those in a control group do not. Treated subjects have 12% greater productivity in a paid piece-rate Niederle-Vesterlund task. They alter output but not the per-piece quality of their work. To check the robustness and lasting nature of this kind of effect, a complementary Experiment 2 is designed… CONTINUE READING

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