Alois Stutzer

University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics

Professor

Peter Merian-Weg 6

4002 Basel

Switzerland

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

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

What Can Economists Learn from Happiness Research?

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 503; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 80
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 May 2001
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 1,809 (8,346)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 1,155 (16,995)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 973 (21,971)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 937 (23,169)
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executive compensation, stock options

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Is Volunteering Rewarding in Itself?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1045; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 180
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Mar 2004
Stephan Meier and Alois Stutzer
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 789 (29,164)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 13 (571,789)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
Downloads 798 (29,187)
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division of labor, marriage, selection, subjective well-being

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Citation 42

Calculating Tragedy: Assessing the Costs of Terrorism

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1341; IEW Working Paper No. 205
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 13 Dec 2004
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 755 (31,015)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
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Valuing Public Goods: The Life Satisfaction Approach

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1158
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Bruno S. Frey, Simon Luechinger and Alois Stutzer
CREMA, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 631 (39,479)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lucerne and CREMA
Downloads 130 (215,440)
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Life satisfaction approach, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, subjective well-being and terrorism

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 760 (31,208)
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Economic policy, happiness, life satisfaction, political economy, social welfare

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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 666 (36,749)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 38 (432,063)
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Happiness, Economy and Institutions

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 246
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Mar 2000
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 675 (36,650)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 597 (43,132)
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obesity, revealed preference, self-control problem, 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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 574 (45,412)
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Causality, cost-benefit analysis, happiness research, life satisfaction approach

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
Downloads 570 (45,819)
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adaptation, individual decision-making, revealed preference, self-control, subjective well-being, utility misprediction

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 568 (46,023)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 536 (49,510)
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Stress that Doesn't Pay Off: The Commuting Paradox

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1278; Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 151
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Sep 2004
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
Downloads 477 (57,459)
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location theory, commuting, compensating variation, subjective well-being

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 457 (60,558)
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collective decision-making, constitutional design, constitutional economics, direct democracy

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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 369 (77,458)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 48 (393,192)
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life satisfaction approach, subjective well-being, non-market valuation, cost-benefit analysis, air pollution

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
Downloads 394 (72,398)

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happiness, individual welfare, Life Satisfaction Approach, subjective well-being

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 302 (97,915)
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Aspiration level, interdependent preferences, relative income, subjective well-being, utility

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Citation 22

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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 267 (111,144)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 17 (546,129)
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adaptation, extrinsic/intrinsic attributes, individual decision-making, misprediction, subjective well-being, time allocation

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 254 (117,625)
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Life satisfaction, mispredicting utility, revealed behavior, self-control problem, TV consumption

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Beyond Bentham-Measuring Procedural Utility

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 492, IEER Working Paper No. 76
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 Apr 2001
Bruno S. Frey and Alois Stutzer
CREMA and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 246 (121,475)
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Procedural Utility, Subjective Well-Being, Political Participation, Participation Rights

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 239 (125,101)

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happiness, life satisfaction, economics, income, terrorism

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

Zurich IEER Working Paper No. 51; IZA Discussion Paper No. 300
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Aug 2000
Alois Stutzer and Rafael Lalive
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Lausanne - Department of Economics (DEEP)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 223 (133,986)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 192 (154,274)
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Collective decision-making, constitutional design, constitutional economics, direct democracy, fiscal federalism, local governance, local power, participation

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
Downloads 157 (184,128)
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international organizations, initiative, random selection, recall, referendum

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 157 (184,128)
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voter competence, direct democracy, information costs, rational ignorance

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 152 (189,212)
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outcome utility, procedural utility, pay procedure, work relationship, pay satisfaction

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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 134 (210,171)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 131 (214,089)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
Downloads 129 (215,956)
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matching, ordered probit, public sector employment, selection, switching

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 127 (218,538)

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Lausanne and University of Zurich - Department of Economics
Downloads 125 (221,168)
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active decision, pro-social behavior, field experiment, blood donation

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 123 (223,834)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 121 (226,605)

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Campaign Finance, Secondary Policy Issues, Outside Lobbying, Internet Governance, Mass Media, Policy Positions, Interest Groups

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 101 (257,832)

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Approval of Equal Rights and Gender Differences in Well-Being

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 1245; IZA Discussion Paper No. 1202; IEW Working Paper No. 194
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Jun 2004
Rafael Lalive and Alois Stutzer
University of Lausanne - Department of Economics (DEEP) and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 100 (259,554)
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Equal rights, gender discrimination, gender wage gap, social norms, subjective well-being

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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 Basel, University of Lucerne and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 96 (266,523)

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emotions, voting, status quo, risk aversion, rain, direct democracy, turnout

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 87 (283,663)

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

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
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smoking bans, cigarette prices, life satisfaction, addiction, self-control, tobacco control policies

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
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suboptimal choice, individual well-being, experienced utility, evaluation mode, salient rule, utility misprediction

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 76 (307,687)
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unemployment, life satisfaction, job security, public sector

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Zurich - Statistics and Empirical Economic Research
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Ordered probit, switching regression, Frank copula, job satisfaction, German Socio-Economic Panel

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
Downloads 68 (327,271)
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economics, happiness, life satisfaction, survey data, income, public goods, unemployment

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 62 (343,288)
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unemployment, life satisfaction, job security, public sector

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 61 (346,088)

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adaptation, economics and happiness, life course perspective, 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 - Faculty of Business and Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 36 (430,870)

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
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attitudes, foreigners, identity utility, location choice, RDD

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics and Danish National Institute of Social Research (SFI)
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migration, voting rights, immigrant integration, crime, 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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 27 (471,443)
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
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female suffrage, voting rights, institutions, norms, female labor force participation, marital choices, voting participation, efficacy

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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
Reto Odermatt, Nattavudh Powdthavee and Alois Stutzer
University of Basel, University of Warwick and University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics
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adaptation, overoptimism, life satisfaction, projection bias, wellbeing, self-employed

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
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lawyers, legislatures, rent-seeking, tort law, tort reform, voting behavior

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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
Downloads 3 (611,654)

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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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Active Decisions and Prosocial Behaviour: A Field Experiment on Blood Donation

The Economic Journal, Vol. 121, Issue 556, pp. F476-F493, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 Oct 2011
Alois Stutzer and Lorenz Goette
University of Basel - Faculty of Business and Economics and University of Lausanne
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics and CREMA
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics
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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 - Faculty of Business and Economics

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