Is well-being U-shaped over the life cycle?

We present evidence that psychological well-being is U-shaped through life. A difficulty with research on this issue is that there are likely to be omitted cohort effects (earlier generations may have been born in, say, particularly good or bad times). First, using data on 500,000 randomly sampled A...

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Volume: 66
Main Author: Blanchflower, David G
Oswald, Andrew J
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Professional
Academic
Place of publication: OXFORD Elsevier Ltd 2008
PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD
Elsevier
Elsevier Science Publishers
published in: Social science & medicine (1982) Vol. 66; no. 8; pp. 1733 - 1749
Data of publication: 2008
ISSN: 0277-9536
1873-5347
EISSN: 1873-5347
Discipline: Medicine
Public Health
Social Sciences (General)
Series: Social Science & Medicine
Subjects:
AGE
Online Access: available in Bonn?
CODEN: SSMDEP
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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