Robert MacCulloch

Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School

South Kensington Campus

Exhibition Road

London SW7 2AZ, SW7 2AZ

United Kingdom

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1.

The Macroeconomics of Happiness

University of Bonn ZEI Working Paper No. B3
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Oct 2001
Rafael Di Tella, Robert MacCulloch and Andrew J. Oswald
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and University of Warwick - Department of Economics
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Well-being, Happiness, Macroeconomics, Costs of Business Cycles, Unemployment Insurance

Inequality and Happiness: Are Europeans and Americans Different?

Harvard Institute of Economic Research Paper No. 1938
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Dec 2001
Alberto F. Alesina, Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
Downloads 595 (43,441)
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Inequality and Happiness: Are Europeans and Americans Different?

NBER Working Paper No. w8198
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Mar 2001 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2001
Alberto F. Alesina, Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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Inequality and Happiness: Are Europeans and Americans Different?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2877
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 31 Jul 2001
Alberto F. Alesina, Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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Inequality, happiness, redistribution

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Gross National Happiness as an Answer to the Easterlin Paradox?

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Apr 2005
Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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Income, subjective well-being, quality of life

Happiness Adaptation to Income and to Status in an Individual Panel

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Jul 2005
Rafael Di Tella, John P. Haisken-DeNew and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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Happiness, psychology, adaptation to income, adaptation to status

Happiness Adaptation to Income and to Status in an Individual Panel

NBER Working Paper No. w13159
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2007
Rafael Di Tella, John Haisken-De New and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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The Role of Freedom, Growth and Religion in the Taste for Revolution

LSE, Economics STICERD Working Paper No. 36
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Jul 2002
Robert MacCulloch and Silvia Pezzini
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and Hong Kong Monetary Authority
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Revolution, Freedom, Development, Growth, Religion

The Role of Freedom, Growth and Religion in the Taste for Revolution

London School of Economics Working Paper No. 01-2001
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jul 2004
Robert MacCulloch and Silvia Pezzini
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and Hong Kong Monetary Authority
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Revolt, Property Rights, Freedom, Growth, Religion

The Role of Freedom, Growth and Religion in the Taste for Revolution

London School of Economics No. 01-2001
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jul 2004
Robert MacCulloch and Silvia Pezzini
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and Hong Kong Monetary Authority
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D74, H11, O1, O4, Z12

The Role of Freedom, Growth and Religion in the Taste for Revolution

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS36
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Robert MacCulloch and Silvia Pezzini
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and Hong Kong Monetary Authority
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The Consequences of Labor Market Flexibility: Panel Evidence Based on Survey Data

European Economic Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Sep 2003
Robert MacCulloch and Rafael Di Tella
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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Job Security Provisions, Subjective Data, Employment, Unemployment

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What Makes a Revolution?

London School of Economics Working Paper No. 2001/02
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Jun 2001
Robert MacCulloch
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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Property Rights, Revolts, Income Inequality

What Makes a Revolution?

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS30
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Robert MacCulloch
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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Partisan Social Happiness

Harvard Business School Working Paper Series 2000
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 May 2001
Robert MacCulloch and Rafael Di Tella
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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Median Voter, Partisan Business Cycles, Subjective Well-Being

Does Social Insurance Help Secure Property Rights?

London School of Economics Working Paper No. 99
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Apr 2001
Robert MacCulloch
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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Social Insurance, Property Rights, Revolt

Does Social Insurance Help Secure Property Rights?

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS31
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Robert MacCulloch
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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The Impact of Income on the Taste for Revolt

London School of Econ. STICERD Working Paper No. 30
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Apr 2002
Robert MacCulloch
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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Preferences, Property Rights, Income, Revolts

Informal Family Insurance and the Design of the Welfare State

Oxford Univ. Applied Econ. Discussion Paper No. 195
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Sep 2001
Robert MacCulloch and Rafael Di Tella
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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Self-enforcing contracts, Optimal welfare generosity

Informal Family Insurance and the Design of the Welfare State

Economic Journal, Vol. 112, pp. 481-503, 2002
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 22 Dec 2002
Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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The Determination of Unemployment Benefits

Oxford University IES Applied Economics Discussion Paper No. 180
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 May 2001
Robert MacCulloch and Rafael Di Tella
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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endogenous unemployment benefits, unemployment, politics

The Determination of Unemployment Benefits

Journal of Labor Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 10 Oct 2001
Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School

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Culture, Beliefs and Economic Performance

Motu Working Paper No. 14-06
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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Beliefs, institutions, causality

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Freedom and the Taste for Terrorism

Imperial College London Working Paper No. TBS DP04-26
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Jul 2005
Robert MacCulloch and Silvia Pezzini
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and Hong Kong Monetary Authority
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Revolt, property rights, freedom, growth, religion

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A New Explanation for European Unemployment Based on Rational Institutions

ZEI, University of Bonn Working Paper No. B9 2000
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Jun 2001
Robert MacCulloch and Rafael Di Tella
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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Optimal unemployment benefits, hysteresis, natural rate of unemployment

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Europe vs. America: Institutional Hysteresis in a Simple Normative Model

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 May 2006
Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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Optimal unemployment benefits, labor market institutions, hysteresis

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Indigenous Belief in a Just World: New Zealand Māori and Other Ethnicities Compared

Motu Working Paper No. 15-14
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Oct 2015
Arthur Grimes, Robert MacCulloch and Fraser McKay
Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust, Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust
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culture, beliefs, institutions

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Happiness and Beliefs in Criminal Environments

IDB Working Paper No. 554
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Rafael Di Tella, Hugo Ñopo and Robert MacCulloch
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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Crime and Beliefs: Evidence from Latin America

Economics Letters, Vol. 99, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 02 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2019
Rafael Di Tella, Javier D. Donna and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, The Ohio State University and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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beliefs, crime, fairness, legitimacy of market

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Happiness Adaptation to Income Beyond "Basic Needs"

NBER Working Paper No. w14539
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Dec 2008
Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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The Welfare State as a Substitute for a Conservative Central Banker

Harvard Business School Working Paper No. 00-094
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Sep 2003
Robert MacCulloch and Rafael Di Tella
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit
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Inflation, unemployment benefits, endogenous welfare state

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Why Doesn't Capitalism Flow to Poor Countries?

NBER Working Paper No. w13164
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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Oil, Macro Volatility and Crime in the Determination of Beliefs in Venezuela

In: Venezuela Before Chávez: Anatomy of an Economic Collapse, chapter 13, edited by Ricardo Hausmann, and Francisco R. Rodríguez, Penn State University Press, 2014.
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2019
Rafael Di Tella, Javier D. Donna and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, The Ohio State University and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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beliefs, oil, crime, corruption, macro volatility, perceptions, causality

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Can 'Happiness Data' Help Evaluate Economic Policies?

Motu Working Paper No. 16-02
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Feb 2016
Robert MacCulloch
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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wellbeing, happiness data, unemployment benefit policy

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Happiness, Contentment and Other Emotions for Central Banks

NBER Working Paper No. w13622
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2010
Rafael Di Tella and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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A Resource Belief-Curse? Oil and Individualism

NBER Working Paper No. w14556
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2013
Rafael Di Tella, Juan Dubra and Robert MacCulloch
Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit, University of Montevideo - Department of Economics and Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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How Political Systems and Social Welfare Policies Affect Well-Being: A Literature Review

The Handbook of Well-being, edited by Ed Diener, Shige Oishi and Louis Tay, Forthcoming, Motu Working Paper 17-14, August 2017
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 09 Aug 2017
Robert MacCulloch
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School
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wellbeing, government structures, welfare state, unemployment benefits

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Pricing Freedom with Revolutionary Preferences of Christians and Muslims

LSE, STICERD Working Paper No. 2002
Posted: 23 May 2002
Robert MacCulloch and Silvia Pezzini
Imperial College London - Tanaka Business School and Hong Kong Monetary Authority

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Conflict, Freedom, Development, Growth, Religion