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How happy are my neighbours? Modelling spatial spillover effects of well-being

@article{Ziogas2020HowHA,
  title={How happy are my neighbours? Modelling spatial spillover effects of well-being},
  author={Thanasis Ziogas and Dimitris Ballas and Sierdjan Koster and Arjen J.E. Edzes},
  journal={arXiv: General Economics},
  year={2020}
}
This article uses data of subjective Life Satisfaction aggregated to the community level in Canada and examines the spatial interdependencies and spatial spillovers of community happiness. A theoretical model of utility is presented. Using spatial econometric techniques, we find that the utility of community, proxied by subjective measures of life satisfaction, is affected both by the utility of neighbouring communities as well as by the latter's average household income and unemployment rate… Expand
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