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LUBS5148M
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Economics of Wellbeing, 2021/22, Semester 2
Dr Clemens Hetschko
c.hetschko@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue
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Lectures

 

Lecture 1

Lecture notes, chapter 1 (provided in the learning resources section).   

Bruni, L., & Sugden, R. (2007). The road not taken: how psychology was removed from economics, and how it might be brought back. The Economic Journal, 117(516), 146-173.  

Cartwright, E. (2018). Behavioral economics. 3rd edition. Routledge. Chapter 10.1-10.5. 

 

Lecture 2

Lecture notes, chapters 2.2-2.4 (provided in the learnings resources section).  

Weimann, J., Knabe, A., & Schob, R. (2015). Measuring happiness: The economics of well-being. MIT press. Chapter 7.   

Ferrer-i-Carbonell, A. (2013). Happiness economics. SERIEs, 4(1), 35-60.

OECD. (2013). OECD guidelines on measuring subjective well-being. OECD.

 

Lecture 3

Lecture notes, chapter 3 (provided in the learnings resources section).  

Weimann, J., Knabe, A., & Schob, R. (2015). Measuring happiness: The economics of well-being. MIT press. Chapters 1-4, 10.  

Rayo, L., & Becker, G. S. (2007). Evolutionary efficiency and happiness. Journal of Political Economy, 115(2), 302-337. 

 

Lecture 4

Lecture notes, chapter 4 (provided in the learnings resources section).  

Stiglitz, J. E., Sen, A., & Fitoussi, J. P. (2009). Report by the commission on the measurement of economic performance and social progress. Available online.

 

Lectures 5 and 6

Lecture notes, chapters 5 and 6 (provided in the learnings resources section).  

Akerlof, G. A., & Kranton, R. E. (2000). Economics and identity. The quarterly journal of economics, 115(3), 715-753.  

Hetschko, C., Knabe, A. and Schöb, R. (2021): Happiness, Work, and Identity, in: Zimmermann, K.: Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics (provided in the learning resoruces section).  

Suppa, N. (2021): Unemployment and Subjective Well-being, in: Zimmermann, K.: Handbook of Labor, Human Resources and Population Economics  (provided in the learning resoruces section).   

Weimann, J., Knabe, A., & Schob, R. (2015). Measuring happiness: The economics of well-being. MIT press. Chapters 5, 9.

 

Lecture 7

Lecture notes, chapter 7 (provided in the learnings resources section).  

Levinson, A. (2012): Valuing public goods using happiness data: The case of air quality. Journal of Public Economics, 96, 869-880.  

Frey, B. S., Luechinger, S., & Stutzer, A. (2009). The life satisfaction approach to valuing public goods: The case of terrorism. Public Choice, 138 (3–4), 317–345.

Luechinger, S. (2009). Valuing air quality using the life satisfaction approach. Economic Journal, 119 (536), 482–515.

 

Lecture 8

Guest lecture on well-being and contemporary policy issues. A paper will be provided in the learning resources section.

 

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Practicals

Cameron, A. C., & Trivedi, P. K. (2009). Microeconometrics using stata (Vol. 5, p. 706). Chapters 1-3 and 8. College Station, TX: Stata press.  

Lecture notes, chapters 2.5, 2.6, 2.7 (provided in the learnings resources section).  

This list was last updated on 10/02/2022