Carol Graham

Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics

Senior Fellow and Co-Director

1775 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20036

United States

University of Maryland

Professor

College Park

College Park, MD 20742

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Stuck in Tunnel: Is Globalization Muddling the Middle?

Brookings Institution Center Working Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Aug 2001
Nancy Birdsall, Carol Graham and Stefano Pettinato
Center for Global Development, Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Infrastructure and Financial Markets/SDS
Downloads 408 (75,101)
Citation 49

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middle income, income distribution, globalization

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Does Inequality Matter to Individual Welfare? An Initial Exploration Based on Happiness Surveys from Latin America

Center on Social and Economic Dynamics Working Paper Number 38.
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Carol Graham and Andrew Felton
Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Local Happiness and Firm Behavior: Do Firms in Happy Places Invest More?

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2016
Tuugi Chuluun and Carol Graham
Loyola University Maryland and Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
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happiness; subjective well-being; sentiment; location; R&D; investment

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Variance in Obesity Across Cohorts and Countries: A Norms-Based Explanation Using Happiness Surveys

CSED Working Paper No. 42
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2007
Carol Graham and Andrew Felton
Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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Frustrated Achievers: Winners, Losers, and Subjective Well Being in New Market Economies

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Feb 2003
Carol Graham and Stefano Pettinato
Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Infrastructure and Financial Markets/SDS
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Measuring Quality of Life in Latin America: What Happiness Research Can (and Cannot) Contribute

IDB Working Paper No. 549
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Carol Graham
Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
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Does Happiness Pay? An Exploration Based on Panel Data from Russia

Center on Social and Economic Dynamics Working Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 08 Nov 2007
Carol Graham
Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
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Is Economic Crisis Reducing Support for Markets and Democracy in Latin America? Some Evidence from the Economics of Happiness

Center on Social and Economic Dynamics Working Paper No. 30
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Carol Graham and S. Sukhtankar
Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Challenges of Incorporating Empowerment into the HDI: Some Lessons from Happiness Economics and Quality of Life Research

UNDP-HDRO Occasional Papers No. 2010/13
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 Nov 2013
Carol Graham
Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
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Well Being and Unemployment in Russia in the 1990'S: Can Society's Suffering Be Individuals' Solace?

Center on Social and Economic Dynamics Working Paper No. 35
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Clifford Gaddy and Carol Graham
The Brookings Institution and Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
Downloads 79 (322,543)
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Crafting Sustainable Social Contracts in Latin America: Political Economy, Public Attitudes, and Social Policy

Center on Social and Economic Dynamics Working Paper No. 29
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Nov 2007
Carol Graham
Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
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Income Inequality and Well-Being in the U.S.: Evidence of Geographic-Scale- and Measure-Dependence

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10155
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
John Ifcher, Homa Zarghamee and Carol Graham
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
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subjective well-being, income inequality, happiness, distribution of income, health, scale-dependence, measure-dependence

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Bentham or Aristotle in the Development Process? An Empirical Investigation of Capabilities and Subjective Well-Being

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8722
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 30 Dec 2014
Carol Graham and Milena Nikolova
Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics and IZA
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well-being, capabilities, freedoms, variance decompositions

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Subjective Wellbeing in Colombia: Some Insights on Vulnerability, Job Security, and Relative Incomes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6672
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Alexander Krauss and Carol Graham
World Bank and Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Population Policies, Poverty Impact Evaluation, Rural Poverty Reduction, Labor Markets

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Happy Neighbors are Good for You, Wealthy Ones are Not: Some Insights from a First Study of Well-Being in Mongolia

Global Economy & Development Working Paper, No.76, The Brookings Institution, August 2014
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Sep 2014
Loyola University Maryland, Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics and Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Orkhon-Bulgan Provinces in Mongolia
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Subjective well-being, Mongolia, community income, community well-being

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In Transit: The Well-Being of Migrants from Transition and Post-Transition Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8520
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Milena Nikolova and Carol Graham
IZA and Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
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migration, transition economies, subjective well-being

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Local Neighbors as Positives, Regional Neighbors as Negatives: Competing Channels in the Relationship between Others' Income, Health, and Happiness

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9934
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
John Ifcher, Homa Zarghamee and Carol Graham
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
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relative utility, reference group, others' income, relative income hypothesis, subjective well-being, income comparison, happiness

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Emigration, Remittances and the Subjective Well-Being of Those Staying Behind

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11437
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 12 Apr 2018
Artjoms Ivlevs, Milena Nikolova and Carol Graham
University of Nottingham - Leverhulme Centre for Research on Globalisation and Economic Policy (GEP), IZA and Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
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migration, remittances, depression, stress, Cantril ladder of life, happiness, Gallup World Poll

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The Mid-Life Dip in Well-Being: Economists (Who Find it) Versus Psychologists (Who Don'T)!

NBER Working Paper No. w26888
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2020
David G. Blanchflower and Carol Graham
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Brookings Institution - Center on Social and Economic Dynamics
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