Longitudinal Evidence for a Midlife Nadir in Human Well‐being: Results from Four Data Sets

There is a large amount of cross‐sectional evidence for a midlife low in the life cycle of human happiness and well‐being (a ‘U shape’). Yet no genuinely longitudinal inquiry has uncovered evidence for a U‐shaped pattern. Thus, some researchers believe the U is a statistical artefact. We re‐examine...

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Volume: 127
Main Author: Cheng, Terence C
Powdthavee, Nattavudh
Oswald, Andrew J
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Place of publication: HOBOKEN WILEY 01.02.2017
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published in: The Economic journal (London) Vol. 127; no. 599; pp. 126 - 142
Data of publication: February 2017
ISSN: 0013-0133
EISSN: 1468-0297
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
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