Bruce Headey

University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research

Level 5, FBE Building, 111 Barry Street

Parkville, Victoria 3010

Australia

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Money Doesn't Buy Happiness.... Or Does it? A Reconsideration Based on the Combined Effects of Wealth, Income and Consumption

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1218
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Aug 2004
Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels and Mark Wooden
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Tilburg University and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
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consumption, economic well-being, income, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, wealth

The Effects of Wealth and Income on Subjective Well-Being and Ill-Being

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1032
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Sep 2004
Bruce Headey and Mark Wooden
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
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income, wealth, subjective well-being, life satisfaction

The Effects of Wealth and Income on Subjective Well-Being and Ill-Being

Economic Record, Vol. 80, No. S1, pp. S24-S33, September 2004
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Aug 2004
Bruce Headey and Mark Wooden
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
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Authentic Happiness Theory Supported by Impact of Religion on Life Satisfaction - A Longitudinal Analysis with Data for Germany

SOEPpaper No. 151
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 21 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) - German Socio Economic Panel and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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SWB, life satisfaction, set-point theory, authentic happiness theory, longitudinal analysis, SOEP

Authentic Happiness Theory Supported by Impact of Religion on Life Satisfaction: A Longitudinal Analysis with Data for Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3915
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) - German Socio Economic Panel and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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SWB, life satisfaction, set-point theory, authentic happiness theory, longitudinal analysis, SOEP

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Structure and Distribution of Household Wealth in Australia: Cohort Differences and Retirement Issues

FaHCSIA Social Policy Research Paper No. 33
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 07 Nov 2010
Bruce Headey, Diana Warren and Mark Wooden
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
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The Set-Point Theory of Well-Being Needs Replacing - On the Brink of a Scientific Revolution?

SOEP Paper No. 55
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Feb 2008
Bruce Headey
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
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Is There a Trade-Off between Economic Efficiency and a Generous Welfare State? A Comparison of Best Cases of 'The Three Worlds of Welfare Capitalism’

Social Indicators Research, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 115-157, 2000
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Australian National University (ANU) - Research School of Social Sciences (RSSS), Tilburg University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Communities, Social Capital and Public Policy: Literature Review

FaHCSIA Research Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 21 Dec 2010
David Thomas Johnson, Bruce Headey and Ben Jensen
Government of South Australia - Department of Treasury and Finance, University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Parents Transmit Happiness Along with Associated Values and Behaviors to their Children - A Lifelong Happiness Dividend?

SOEPpaper No. 492
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Oct 2012
Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels and Gert G. Wagner
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Tilburg University and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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life satisfaction, inter-generational transmission, German panel survey (SOEP)

Parents Transmit Happiness Along with Associated Values and Behaviors to Their Children: A Lifelong Happiness Dividend?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6944
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Oct 2012
Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels and Gert G. Wagner
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Tilburg University and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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life satisfaction, subjective well-being, child happiness, inter-generational transmission, German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP), structural equation models

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Choices Which Change Life Satisfaction: Similar Results for Australia, Britain and Germany

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 302
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels and Gert G. Wagner
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Tilburg University and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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Two-Way Causation in Life Satisfaction Research: Structural Equation Models with Granger-Causation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8665
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Dec 2014
Bruce Headey and Ruud Muffels
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Tilburg University
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life satisfaction, health, job satisfaction and social behaviours, two-way causation, Granger-causation, panel surveys

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Choices Which Change Life Satisfaction – Revising SWB Theory to Account for Change

SOEP Paper No. 302
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Jun 2013
Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels and Gert G. Wagner
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Tilburg University and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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subjective well-being, SWB, set-point theory, life goals, individual choice, panel regression analysis, SOEP

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Capabilities and Choices: Do They Make Sen'Se for Understanding Objective and Subjective Well-Being?: An Empirical Test of Sen's Capability Framework on German and British Panel Data

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 385
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Ruud Muffels and Bruce Headey
Tilburg University and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
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The Structure and Distribution of Household Wealth in Australia

Australian Economic Review, Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 159-175, June 2005
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Jul 2005
Bruce Headey, Gary N. Marks and Mark Wooden
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research
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Trajectories of Life Satisfaction: Positive Feedback Loops May Explain Why Life Satisfaction Changes in Multi-Year Waves, Rather than Oscillating Around a Set-Point

SOEPpaper No. 674
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Jul 2014
Bruce Headey and Ruud Muffels
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Tilburg University
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life satisfaction trajectories; set-point theory; positive feedback loops; Granger-causation

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Towards a Theory of Life Satisfaction: Accounting for Stability, Change and Volatility in 25-Year Life Trajectories in Germany

SOEPpaper No. 864
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Sep 2016
Bruce Headey and Ruud Muffels
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Tilburg University
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theory of LS change; trajectories of LS; set-point theory; medium and long term change; volatility of LS; German Socio-Economic Panel

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(Not) Sharing the Fruits of Growth: The Impact of Governments and Markets on Living Standards in Germany, the Netherlands, and the United States

Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung, Vol. 70, No. 1, pp. 115-122, 2001
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels and Stephen Headey
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Tilburg University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Choices Which Change Life Statisfaction – Similar Results for Australia, Britain and Germany

SOEPpaper No. 302
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 May 2010 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels and Gert G. Wagner
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Tilburg University and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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set-point theory, life goals/values, individual choice, panel regression analysis, BHPS, HILDA, SOEP

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Do Generous Welfare States Generate Efficiency Gains Which Counterbalance Short Run Losses? Testing Downside Risk Theory with Economic Panel Data for the U.S., Germany and the Netherlands

Social Indicators Research, Vol. 86, No. 2, pp. 337-354, 2008
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Bruce Headey and Ruud Muffels
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Tilburg University
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Who Enjoys the Fruits of Growth? Impact of Governments and Markets on Living Standards in Germany, the Netherlands and the U.S.A., 1987–1996

Social Indicators Research, Vol. 65, pp. 125-144, 2004
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Jan 2012
Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels and Carla Janssen
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Tilburg University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Alternative Values-Based 'Recipes' for Life Satisfaction: German Results with an Australian Replication

CESifo Working Paper No. 7234
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 31 Oct 2018
Bruce Headey and Gert Wagner
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Human Development
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life satisfaction, alternative recipes, values/life priorities, behavioural choices, domain satisfactions, panel data, SOEP

Alternative Values-Based 'Recipes' for Life Satisfaction: German Results with an Australian Replication

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11818
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
Bruce Headey and Gert G. Wagner
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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life satisfaction, alternative recipes, values/life priorities, behavioural choices, domain satisfactions, panel data, SOEP

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Choices Which Change Life Statisfaction – Similar Results for Australia, Britain and Germany

SOEPpaper No. 302
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 May 2010
Bruce Headey, Ruud Muffels and Gert G. Wagner
University of Melbourne - Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, Tilburg University and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
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set-point theory, life goals/values, individual choice, panel regression analysis, BHPS, HILDA, SOEP