Alois Stutzer

University of Basel

Professor

Faculty of Business and Economics

Peter Merian-Weg 6

4002 Basel

Switzerland

http://www.wwz.unibas.ch/en/stutzer/

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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1.

What Can Economists Learn from Happiness Research?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 May 2001
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 1,897 (12,503)
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Economics, Economic Welfare, Subjective Well-Being, Utility

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Testing Theories of Happiness

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 147
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 May 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 1,544 (17,241)
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aspiration level, marriage, relative income, subjective well-being, utility

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Environmental Morale and Motivation

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 May 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 1,438 (19,193)
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environmental morale, environmental policy, motivation crowding, pro-social preferences, public good problem

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Are Stock Options the Managers' Blessing? Stock Option Compensation and Institutional Controls

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 61
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Dec 2000
Matthias Benz, Marcel Kucher and Alois Stutzer
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Basel
Downloads 960 (34,621)
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executive compensation, stock options

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Valuing Public Goods: The Life Satisfaction Approach

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel
Downloads 803 (43,645)
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life satisfaction approach, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, subjective well-being, and terrorism

Valuing Public Goods: The Life Satisfaction Approach

IEW Working Paper No. 184
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Jun 2004
Alois Stutzer, Simon Luechinger and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel, University of Lucerne and CREMA
Downloads 154 (268,582)
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Life satisfaction approach, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, subjective well-being and terrorism

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Does Marriage Make People Happy, or Do Happy People Get Married?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1811
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Nov 2005
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 941 (35,569)
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division of labor, marriage, selection, subjective well-being

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Should National Happiness Be Maximized?

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 306
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Oct 2006
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 919 (36,823)
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Economic policy, happiness, life satisfaction, political economy, social welfare

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Citation 45

Is Volunteering Rewarding in Itself?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Mar 2004
Stephan Meier and Alois Stutzer
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Basel
Downloads 890 (37,923)
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happiness, pro-social behavior, subjective well-being, volunteering

Is Volunteering Rewarding in Itself?

Economica, Vol. 75, Issue 297, pp. 39-59, February 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Dec 2007
Stephan Meier and Alois Stutzer
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Basel
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Calculating Tragedy: Assessing the Costs of Terrorism

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel
Downloads 805 (43,505)
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Terrorism, subjective well-being, life satisfaction, utility loss

Calculating Tragedy: Assessing the Costs of Terrorism

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 1-24, February 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 26 Jan 2007
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel
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Happiness, Economy and Institutions

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 816 (43,355)
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Limited Self-Control, Obesity and the Loss of Happiness

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2925
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jul 2007
Alois Stutzer
University of Basel
Downloads 793 (44,992)
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obesity, revealed preference, self-control problem, subjective well-being

Blood Donations and Incentives: Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Working Paper No. 3580
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jul 2008
Lorenz Goette and Alois Stutzer
University of Lausanne and University of Basel
Downloads 704 (52,049)

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prosocial behavior, blood donations, material incentives, field experiment

Blood Donations and Incentives: Evidence from a Field Experiment

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 08-3
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Lorenz Goette and Alois Stutzer
University of Lausanne and University of Basel
Downloads 67 (470,006)
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What Happiness Research Can Tell Us About Self-Control Problems and Utility Misprediction

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1952, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 267
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Jan 2006
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 673 (55,896)
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adaptation, individual decision-making, revealed preference, self-control, subjective well-being, utility misprediction

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Recent Developments in the Economics of Happiness: A Selective Overview

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7078
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 657 (57,655)
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happiness, individual welfare, Life Satisfaction Approach, subjective well-being

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Happiness Research: State and Prospects

IEW Working Paper No. 190
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 28 Jun 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 628 (61,158)
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Causality, cost-benefit analysis, happiness research, life satisfaction approach

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Introducing Procedural Utility: Not Only What, But Also How Matters

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 129
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 03 Nov 2002
Matthias Benz, Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
University of Zurich - Department of Economics, CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 613 (63,009)
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Procedural utility, outcome utility, institutions

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Maximising Happiness?

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 22
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jan 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 575 (68,373)
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Direct Democracy: Designing a Living Constitution

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 167
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Oct 2003
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 552 (71,990)
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collective decision-making, constitutional design, constitutional economics, direct democracy

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Stress that Doesn't Pay Off: The Commuting Paradox

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Sep 2004
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 539 (74,201)

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location theory, commuting, compensating variation, subjective well-being

The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2836
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Nov 2009
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel
Downloads 414 (100,683)
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life satisfaction approach, subjective well-being, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, air pollution

The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4478
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Oct 2009
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel
Downloads 60 (497,498)
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life satisfaction approach, subjective well-being, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, air pollution

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The Role of Income Aspirations in Individual Happiness

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Apr 2003
Alois Stutzer
University of Basel
Downloads 396 (106,924)
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Aspiration level, interdependent preferences, relative income, subjective well-being, utility

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Happiness: The Economic Analysis (German)

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics University of Zurich Working Paper No. 417
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 353 (121,673)

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happiness, life satisfaction, economics, income, terrorism

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Does Watching TV Make Us Happy?

IEW Working Paper No. 241
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Aug 2005
Bruno S. Frey, Christine Benesch and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of St. Gallen and University of Basel
Downloads 347 (123,931)
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Life satisfaction, mispredicting utility, revealed behavior, self-control problem, TV consumption

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Economic Consequences of Mispredicting Utility

IEW Working Paper No. 218
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jan 2005
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 280 (154,435)
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Adaptation, extrinsic/intrinsic attributes, individual decision-making, misprediction, subjective well-being, time allocation

Economic Consequences of Mispredicting Utility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7430
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 26 (686,261)
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adaptation, extrinsic/intrinsic attributes, individual decision-making, misprediction, subjective well-being, time allocation

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Subjective Well-Being and Public Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11102
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Nov 2017
Reto Odermatt and Alois Stutzer
University of Basel and University of Basel
Downloads 282 (154,062)

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subjective well-being, determinants of welfare, policy evaluation, bounded rationality

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Beyond Bentham-Measuring Procedural Utility

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Apr 2001
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 270 (161,135)
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Procedural Utility, Subjective Well-Being, Political Participation, Participation Rights

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The Role of Social Work Norms in Job Searching and Subjective Well-Being

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Aug 2000
Alois Stutzer and Rafael Lalive
University of Basel and University of Lausanne - Department of Economics
Downloads 249 (174,453)
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job searching, social norms, subjective well-being, unemployment, duration of unemployment

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TV Channels, Self Control and Happiness

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 301
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Aug 2006
Christine Benesch, Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
University of St. Gallen, CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 244 (177,862)
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Self-control, over-consumption, life satisfaction, experienced utility, TV viewing

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The Role of Direct Democracy and Federalism in Local Power

IEW Working Paper No. 209
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 243 (178,581)
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Collective decision-making, constitutional design, constitutional economics, direct democracy, fiscal federalism, local governance, local power, participation

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Are Voters Better Informed When They Have a Larger Say in Politics? Evidence for the European Union and Switzerland

Inst. for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 119
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Sep 2002
Matthias Benz and Alois Stutzer
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Basel
Downloads 195 (219,372)
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voter competence, direct democracy, information costs, rational ignorance

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Rain, Emotions and Voting for the Status Quo

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10350
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Armando Meier, Lukas Schmid and Alois Stutzer
University of Lausanne and University of Basel, University of Lucerne and University of Basel
Downloads 185 (229,667)
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emotions, voting, status quo, risk aversion, rain, direct democracy, turnout

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Do Workers Enjoy Procedural Utility?

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Nov 2002
Matthias Benz and Alois Stutzer
University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Basel
Downloads 185 (229,667)
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outcome utility, procedural utility, pay procedure, work relationship, pay satisfaction

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Making International Organizations More Democratic

IEW Working Paper No. 217, Review of Law and Economics, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 305-330, 2005
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 169 (248,175)
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international organizations, initiative, random selection, recall, referendum

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The Happiness Gains from Sorting and Matching in the Labor Market

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2019
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Mar 2006
Simon Luechinger, Alois Stutzer and Rainer Winkelmann
University of Lucerne, University of Basel and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 157 (263,885)
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matching, ordered probit, public sector employment, selection, switching

Beyond Outcomes: Measuring Procedural Utility

University of Zurich Economics Working Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jul 2004
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 156 (265,856)
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Procedural utility, subjective well-being, political participation, participation

Beyond Outcomes: Measuring Procedural Utility

Oxford Economic Papers, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp. 90-111, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel

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Democratic Participation and Government Expenditure: The Consequences of Women's Suffrage

IEW Working Paper No. 210
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Alois Stutzer and Lukas Kienast
University of Basel and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
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Outcome, Process & Power in Direct Democracy New Econometric Results

Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 25, CESifo Working Paper Series No. 222
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Bruno S. Frey, Marcel Kucher and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Zurich - Department of Economics and University of Basel
Downloads 152 (270,822)

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Direct democracy, power, compensating wage differentials, satisfaction with life, process utility

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Does Public Attention Reduce the Influence of Interest Groups? Policy Positions on SOPA/PIPA before and after the Internet Blackout

Berkman Klein Center Research Publication No. 2016-22
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Dec 2016
Ulrich Matter and Alois Stutzer
University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research and University of Basel
Downloads 146 (279,736)
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Campaign Finance, Secondary Policy Issues, Outside Lobbying, Internet Governance, Mass Media, Policy Positions, Interest Groups

Bureaucratic Rents and Life Satisfaction

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1964, IEW Working Paper No. 269
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Feb 2006
Simon Luechinger, Stephan Meier and Alois Stutzer
University of Lucerne, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Basel
Downloads 141 (288,444)

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public sector, rents, life satisfaction, corruption, judicial independence

Bureaucratic Rents and Life Satisfaction

Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Vol. 24, Issue 2, pp. 476-488, 2008
Posted: 16 Sep 2008
Simon Luechinger, Stephan Meier and Alois Stutzer
University of Lucerne, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Basel

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Active Decisions and Pro-Social Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2064, IEW Working Paper No. 279, FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 07-13
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Apr 2006
Alois Stutzer, Lorenz Goette and Michael Zehnder
University of Basel, University of Lausanne and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 136 (295,748)

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active decision, pro-social behavior, field experiment, blood donation

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Women Leaving the Playpen: The Emancipating Role of Female Suffrage

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 7002
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Jun 2018
Michaela Slotwinski and Alois Stutzer
Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Basel and University of Basel
Downloads 127 (311,507)

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female suffrage, voting rights, institutions, norms, female labor force participation, marital choices, voting participation, efficacy

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Does the Dream of Home Ownership Rest Upon Biased Beliefs? A Test Based on Predicted and Realized Life Satisfaction

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13510
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Jul 2020
Reto Odermatt and Alois Stutzer
University of Basel and University of Basel
Downloads 124 (316,943)

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beliefs, home ownership, housing tenure, life goals, life satisfaction, projection bias, subjective well-being, intuitive theories of happiness, utility prediction

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Economics and the Study of Individual Happiness

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 123 (318,765)
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Approval of Equal Rights and Gender Differences in Well-Being

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jun 2004
Rafael Lalive and Alois Stutzer
University of Lausanne - Department of Economics and University of Basel
Downloads 112 (340,718)
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Equal rights, gender discrimination, gender wage gap, social norms, subjective well-being

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Direct Democracy and the Constitution

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey, Alois Stutzer and Susanne Neckermann
CREMA, University of Basel and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
Downloads 104 (358,206)
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Smoking Bans, Cigarette Prices and Life Satisfaction

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7177
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Feb 2013
Reto Odermatt and Alois Stutzer
University of Basel and University of Basel
Downloads 94 (382,222)
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smoking bans, cigarette prices, life satisfaction, addiction, self-control, tobacco control policies

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Why Does Unemployment Hurt the Employed? Evidence from the Life Satisfaction Gap between the Public and Private Sectors

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 08-1 SOEPPaper No. 106
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Apr 2008
Simon Luechinger, Stephan Meier and Alois Stutzer
University of Lucerne, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Basel
Downloads 92 (387,387)
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unemployment, life satisfaction, job security, public sector

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Suboptimal Choices and the Need for Experienced Individual Well-Being in Economic Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6346
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Feb 2012
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and University of Basel
Downloads 90 (392,710)
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suboptimal choice, individual well-being, experienced utility, evaluation mode, salient rule, utility misprediction

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Recent Advances in the Economics of Individual Subjective Well-Being

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4850
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
Downloads 86 (403,736)
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economics, happiness, life satisfaction, survey data, income, public goods, unemployment

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Self-Selection and Subjective-Well Being: Copula Models with an Application to Public and Private Sector Work

SOEPpaper No. 135
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Oct 2008
Simon Luechinger, Alois Stutzer and Rainer Winkelmann
University of Lucerne, University of Basel and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 83 (412,342)
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Ordered probit, switching regression, Frank copula, job satisfaction, German Socio-Economic Panel

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Economic Approaches to Understanding Change in Happiness

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8131
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 03 May 2014
Nattavudh Powdthavee and Alois Stutzer
University of Warwick and University of Basel
Downloads 76 (433,760)
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adaptation, economics and happiness, life course perspective, subjective well-being

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Why Does Unemployment Hurt the Employed? Evidence from the Life Satisfaction Gap between the Public and the Private Sector

IZA Working Paper No. 3385
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 May 2008
Simon Luechinger, Stephan Meier and Alois Stutzer
University of Lucerne, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Basel
Downloads 73 (443,370)
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unemployment, life satisfaction, job security, public sector

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Overoptimistic Entrepreneurs: Predicting Wellbeing Consequences of Self-Employment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11098
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Reto Odermatt, Nattavudh Powdthavee and Alois Stutzer
University of Basel, University of Warwick and University of Basel
Downloads 70 (453,552)

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projection bias, life satisfaction, overoptimism, adaptation, wellbeing, self-employed

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Special Interest Groups Versus Voters and the Political Economics of Attention

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11945
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Patrick Balles, Ulrich Matter and Alois Stutzer
University of Basel, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research and University of Basel
Downloads 69 (456,918)
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attention, campaign finance, interest groups, legislative voting, mass media, media attention, roll call voting, US House of Representatives

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Democratic Involvement and Immigrants' Compliance with the Law

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10550
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Basel, University of Basel and Danish National Institute of Social Research (SFI)
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migration, voting rights, immigrant integration, crime, RDD

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(Mis-)Predicted Subjective Well-Being Following Life Events

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9252
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Reto Odermatt and Alois Stutzer
University of Basel and University of Basel
Downloads 58 (498,074)
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adaptation, life satisfaction, life events, projection-bias, subjective well-being, utility prediction, unemployment

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The Deterrent Effect of Voting Against Minarets: Identity Utility and Foreigners' Location Choice

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9497
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 16 Nov 2015
Michaela Slotwinski and Alois Stutzer
Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Basel and University of Basel
Downloads 51 (527,623)

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attitudes, foreigners, identity utility, location choice, RDD

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The Use of Happiness Research for Public Policy

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Oct 2013
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel
Downloads 48 (541,233)
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Tobacco Sales Prohibition and Teen Smoking

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12231
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 May 2019
Armando Meier, Reto Odermatt and Alois Stutzer
University of Lausanne and University of Basel, University of Basel and University of Basel
Downloads 47 (545,898)

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prohibition, tobacco sales bans, youth smoking, attitudes toward smoking, tobacco prevention

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From Participants to Citizens? Democratic Voting Rights and Naturalization Behavior

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research Discussion Paper No. 20-055
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2020
Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Basel, University of Basel and IZA Institute of Labor EconomicsMalmo University - School of International Migration and Ethnic Relations (IMER)
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citizenship, migration, naturalization, value of voting, voting rights

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Parental Unemployment, Social Insurance and Child Well-Being Across Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13752
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Oct 2020
Kerstin Hansen and Alois Stutzer
University of Basel and University of Basel
Downloads 40 (581,041)

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unemployment, parental unemployment, children, child well-being, subjective well-being, unemployment insurance, social work norms

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The Role of Lawyer-Legislators in Shaping the Law: Evidence from Voting Behavior on Tort Reforms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8879
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Mar 2015
Ulrich Matter and Alois Stutzer
University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research and University of Basel
Downloads 24 (681,960)
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lawyers, legislatures, rent-seeking, tort law, tort reform, voting behavior

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Experiencing Booms and Busts in the Welfare State and Support for Redistribution

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14327
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 15 May 2021
Kerstin Hansen and Alois Stutzer
University of Basel and University of Basel
Downloads 21 (705,360)

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The Consequences of Hosting Asylum Seekers for Citizens' Policy Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14159
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 09 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Severin Zimmermann and Alois Stutzer
University of Basel and University of Basel
Downloads 21 (705,360)

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redistribution, pro-immigration attitudes, political preferences, direct democracy, asylum seekers, status quo effect, voter participation

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Happiness and Public Policy: A Procedural Perspective

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12622
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Sep 2019
Alois Stutzer
University of Basel
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happiness, life satisfaction, political economy, public policy, social welfare, subjective well-being

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Television Market Size and Political Accountability in the Us House of Representatives

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15277
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 May 2022
Patrick Balles, Ulrich Matter and Alois Stutzer
University of Basel, University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research and University of Basel
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political accountability, market congruence, media coverage, TV markets, legislative voting, US Congress, voter knowledge, campaign finance

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Transfer Payment Systems and Financial Distress: Insights from Health Insurance Premium Subsidies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13767
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 20 May 2022
CSS Institute for Empirical Health Economics, University of Basel and University of Basel
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financial distress, in-kind transfers, cash subsidies, transfers, health insurance, debt collection

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Overstrained Citizens? The Number of Ballot Propositions and the Quality of the Decision Process in Direct Democracy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12399
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 25 Jun 2019
University of Basel, Bruegel and University of Lausanne and University of Basel
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satisfaction with democracy, political knowledge, pole-party endorsements, political efficacy, direct democracy, ballot length, turnout, voter behavior

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Stress that Doesn't Pay: The Commuting Paradox

Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 110, No. 2, pp. 339-366, June 2008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Jul 2008
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel and CREMA
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Does Public Attention Reduce the Influence of Moneyed Interests? Policy Positions on Sopa/Pipa Before and after the Internet Blackout

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 57, Issue 4, pp. 1879-1895, 2019
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 May 2020
Ulrich Matter and Alois Stutzer
University of St. Gallen - Swiss Institute for International Economics and Applied Economic Research and University of Basel
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Blood Donations and Incentives: Evidence from a Field Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13677
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Apr 2019
Lorenz Goette and Alois Stutzer
University of Bonn and University of Basel
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blood donations, field experiment, material incentives, motivation crowding effect, pro-social behavior

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The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 139-160, 2010
Posted: 19 Oct 2010
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel

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