Is Man Doomed to Progress ?

@inproceedings{Snik2006IsMD,
  title={Is Man Doomed to Progress ?},
  author={Claudia S{\'e}nik},
  year={2006}
}
This paper is dedicated to the empirical exploration of the welfare effect of expectations and progress per se. Using ten waves of the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey, a panel household survey rich in subjective variables, the analysis suggests that for a given total stock of inter-temporal consumption, agents are more satisfied with an increasing time-profile of consumption: they seem to have a strong “taste for improvement”. 

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