Stephen Wu

Hamilton College - Economics Department

198 College Hill Road

Clinton, NY 13323

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Happiness as a Driver of Risk-Avoiding Behavior

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 3451
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 May 2011
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, University of Warwick - Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 210 (97,575)
Citation 3

Abstract:

risk preferences, seatbelt usage, vehicle accidents, subjective well-being, happiness

2.

Criminal Records and the Labor Market for Professional Athletes: The Case of the National Football League

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 May 2012
Kendall Weir and Stephen Wu
Hamilton College and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 208 (101,787)

Abstract:

labor market, discrimination, sports

3.

Recent Publishing Trends at the AER, JPE, and QJE

Applied Economics Letters, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Jul 2004 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2010
Stephen Wu
Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 176 (130,671)
Citation 6

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Citation 8

Is Trade Good for Your Health?

Hamilton College Working Paper No. 01-09
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Nov 2001
Ann L. Owen and Stephen Wu
Hamilton College - Economics Department and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 118 (194,956)
Citation 8

Abstract:

health, international trade, infant mortality, life expectancy, human capital

Is Trade Good for Your Health?

Review of International Economics, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 660-682, September 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Aug 2007
Ann L. Owen and Stephen Wu
Hamilton College - Economics Department and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 32 (391,516)
Citation 8

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5.

Social Comparisons and Life Satisfaction Across Racial and Ethnic Groups: The Effects of Status, Information and Solidarity

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2013
Lewis Davis and Stephen Wu
Union College - Department of Economics and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 87 (212,816)

Abstract:

Happiness, Subjective Wellbeing, Race, Status, Relative Income Preferences, Solidarity, Tunnel Effects

6.

The Effects of Health Events on the Economic Status of Married Couples

Journal of Human Resources, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Sep 2010
Stephen Wu
Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 61 (260,193)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Health, Shocks, Wealth

7.

Identity and Environmentalism: The Influence of Community Characteristics

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Dec 2008
Ann L. Owen, Julio Videras and Stephen Wu
Hamilton College - Economics Department, Hamilton College - Economics Department and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 55 (298,199)

Abstract:

identity, environmentalism, community effects

8.

Portfolio Choice and Health Status

NBER Working Paper No. w9453
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 30 Jan 2003
Harvey S. Rosen and Stephen Wu
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 45 (325,445)
Citation 42

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9.

Financial Shocks and Worry about the Future

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jan 2005
Ann L. Owen and Stephen Wu
Hamilton College - Economics Department and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 38 (346,896)

Abstract:

Worry, saving, retirement, expectations

10.

Objective Confirmation of Subjective Measures of Human Well-Being: Evidence from the USA

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4695
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Andrew J. Oswald and Stephen Wu
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 37 (334,365)
Citation 9

Abstract:

compensating differentials, well-being, happiness, spatial equilibrium

11.

More Information Isn't Always Better: The Case of Voluntary Provision of Environmental Quality

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 07 Sep 2008
Ann L. Owen, Julio Videras and Stephen Wu
Hamilton College - Economics Department, Hamilton College - Economics Department and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 36 (350,132)

Abstract:

warm glow, environmental quality, pro-environment behavior

12.

Well-Being Across America

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4600
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Andrew J. Oswald and Stephen Wu
University of Warwick - Department of Economics and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 35 (343,707)
Citation 3

Abstract:

compensating differentials, BRFSS, happiness, geography, GHQ, Easterlin Paradox, mental health, depression, life course

13.

Are Pregnant Women Happier? Racial Differences in the Relationsip between Pregnancy and Life Satisfaction

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 Sep 2010
Paul A. Hagstrom and Stephen Wu
Hamilton College - Economics Department and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 34 (343,707)

Abstract:

Life Satisfaction, Pregnancy, Racial Differences

14.

Heat Waves, Droughts and Preferences for Environmental Policy

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 May 2010
Hamilton College - Economics Department, Hamilton College - Economics Department, Hamilton College - Economics Department and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 32 (367,235)

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15.

Sickness and Preventive Medical Behavior

Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 22, No. 4, 2003
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Sep 2010
Stephen Wu
Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 21 (413,101)
Citation 5

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16.

The Search for Economics Talent: Doctoral Completion and Research Productivity

American Economic Review, Vol. 97, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Sep 2010
Wayne A. Grove and Stephen Wu
Le Moyne College - Department of Economics and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 20 (290,937)
Citation 6

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17.

Fatalism and Savings

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Sep 2010
Joel D. Shapiro and Stephen Wu
University of Oxford - Said Business School and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 19 (423,036)

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18.

Early Decision and College Performance

Economics of Education Review, Vol. 29, No. 4, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Sep 2010
Elizabeth Jensen and Stephen Wu
Hamilton College - Economics Department and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 16 (453,950)
Citation 2

Abstract:

College Admissions, Early Decision, College Grades

19.

Adapting to Heart Conditions: A Test of the Hedonic Treadmill

Journal of Health Economics, Vol. 20, No. 4, 2001
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Sep 2010
Stephen Wu
Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 9 (489,788)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Adaptation, Hedonic, Heart

20.

More Information is Not Always Better: The Case of Voluntary Provision of Environmental Quality

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 50, Issue 3, pp. 585-603, 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jul 2012
Ann L. Owen, Julio Videras and Stephen Wu
Hamilton College - Economics Department, Hamilton College - Economics Department and Hamilton College - Economics Department
Downloads 1 (536,590)

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21.

Happiness as a Driver of Risk‐Avoiding Behaviour: Theory and an Empirical Study of Seatbelt Wearing and Automobile Accidents

Economica, Vol. 81, Issue 324, pp. 674-697, 2014
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Sep 2014
MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, University of Warwick - Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, University of Warwick - Department of Economics and Hamilton College - Economics Department
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