COVID-19, lockdowns and well-being: Evidence from Google Trends

•We look at the effect of COVID-19 and associated lockdowns on population well-being.•We use Google Trends data to measure changes in well-being related topic search-terms.•We find an increase in searches for boredom, loneliness, worry and sadness.•We find a decrease in searches for stress, suicide...

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Volume: 193
Main Author: Brodeur, Abel
Clark, Andrew E
Fleche, Sarah
Powdthavee, Nattavudh
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: LAUSANNE Elsevier B.V 01.01.2021
ELSEVIER SCIENCE SA
Elsevier
published in: Journal of public economics Vol. 193; p. 104346
ORCID: 0000-0001-7004-7654
0000-0001-8927-075X
Data of publication: January 2021
ISSN: 0047-2727
1879-2316
EISSN: 1879-2316
Discipline: Economics
Mathematics
Political Science
Bibliography: Sarah Fléche acknowledges support from EUR grant (ANR-17-EURE-0020)
Subjects:
I31
I12
J22
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Web of Knowledge
Social Sciences Citation Index
Web of Science
Web of Science - Social Sciences Citation Index – 2021
PubMed
Gale General OneFile (A&I only)
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