Longer, more optimistic lives: Historic optimism and life expectancy in the United States

A little understood question is the extent to which optimism and aspirations actually matter to future outcomes. It seems intuitive that hope and optimism for the future provide incentives for individuals to invest in those futures. Yet it is also plausible that optimists could mis-predict, and ther...

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Main Author: Kelsey J O’Connor
Carol Graham
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Washington The Brookings Institution 01.05.2018
published in: Brookings Global Working Paper Series
Data of publication: 20180501
Online Access: available in Bonn?
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