Alpaslan Akay

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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Sundays are Blue: Aren't They? The Day-of-The-Week Effect on Subjective Well-Being and Socio-Economic Status

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4563
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Nov 2009
Alpaslan Akay and Peter Martinsson
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Göteborg University - Department of Economics and Statistics
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subjective well-being, day-of-the-week effect

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Happy Taxpayers? Income Taxation and Well-Being

SOEPpaper No. 526
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Jan 2013
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, University of Cologne - Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences, University of Cologne, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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subjective well-being, taxation, public goods

Happy Taxpayers? Income Taxation and Well-Being

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6999
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Nov 2012
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Ifo Institute, University of Cologne, ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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subjective well-being, taxation, public goods

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The Wooldridge Method for the Initial Values Problem is Simple: What About Performance?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3943
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
Alpaslan Akay
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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initial values problem, dynamic probit and tobit models, Monte Carlo experiment, Heckman's reduced-form approximation, Wooldridge method

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Attitudes Toward Uncertainty Among the Poor: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4225
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Jun 2009
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Göteborg University - Department of Economics and Statistics, Göteborg University - School of Global Studies and Tilburg University
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risk attitudes, ambiguity attitudes, poverty, cultural differences

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The Effect of Religion on Cooperation and Altruistic Punishment: Experimental Evidence from Public Goods Experiments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6179
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Alpaslan Akay, Gökhan Karabulut and Peter Martinsson
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Göteborg University - Department of Economics and Statistics
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cooperation, experiment, public goods, punishment, religion

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The Effect of Religiosity and Religious Festivals on Positional Concerns: An Experimental Investigation of Ramadan

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6172
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Alpaslan Akay, Gökhan Karabulut and Peter Martinsson
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Göteborg University - Department of Economics and Statistics
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religion, positional concerns, Ramadan, Islam

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Life Satisfaction and Air Quality in Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6732
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
University of Georgia, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Göteborg University - Department of Economics and Statistics and University of Stirling
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air quality, SO2 concentrations, subjective well-being, life satisfaction, Europe, European Social Survey, GIS

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The Effect of Power Outages and Cheap Talk on Willingness to Pay to Reduce Outages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4307
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jul 2009
Fredrik Carlsson, Peter Martinsson and Alpaslan Akay
Goeteborg University - School of Economics & Commercial Law, Göteborg University - Department of Economics and Statistics and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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contingent valuation, cheap talk, experience, power outages

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Positional Concerns Through the Life Cycle: Evidence from Subjective Well-Being Data and Survey Experiments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6342
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Alpaslan Akay and Peter Martinsson
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Göteborg University - Department of Economics and Statistics
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positional concerns, life cycle, subjective well-being, survey experiment

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Relative Concerns of Rural-to-Urban Migrants in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5480
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Feb 2011
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Global Labor Organization (GLO)
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China, relative concerns, well-being

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The Impact of Immigration on the Well-Being of Natives

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6630
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Princeton University and Department of Economics
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immigration, subjective well-being, assimilation

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Remittances and Well-Being Among Rural-to-Urban Migrants in China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6631
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 16 Jun 2012
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Department of Economics, Universidad de Costa Rica - School of Economics and Global Labor Organization (GLO)
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migrants, subjective well-being, remittances

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Does Relative Income Matter for the Very Poor? Evidence from Rural Ethiopia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3812
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 Nov 2008
Alpaslan Akay and Peter Martinsson
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Göteborg University - Department of Economics and Statistics
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absolute income, relative income, subjective well-being

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Ethnic Diversity and Well-Being

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9726
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Feb 2016
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Princeton University, Department of Economics and Masaryk University
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ethnic diversity, subjective well-being, assimilation, multiculturality

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Does Positional Concern Matter in Poor Societies? Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Rural Ethiopia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4354
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Göteborg University - Department of Economics and Statistics and Göteborg University - School of Global Studies
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Ethiopia, positional concern, relative income

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The Persistence of Informality: Evidence from Panel Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6163
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Alpaslan Akay and Melanie Khamis
IZA Institute of Labor Economics and IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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state dependence, unobserved heterogeneity, informality, transition countries

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Dynamics of the Employment Assimilation of First-Generation Immigrant Men in Sweden: Comparing Dynamic and Static Assimilation Models with Longitudinal Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4655
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 28 Dec 2009
Alpaslan Akay
IZA Institute of Labor Economics
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dynamic random-effects probit model, employment assimilation, initial values problem

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Everybody's a Victim? Global Terror, Well-Being and Political Attitudes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11597
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Jul 2018
Alpaslan Akay, Olivier Bargain and Ahmed Elsayed
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
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global terror, subjective well-being, media, political attitudes

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Positional Concerns Among the Poor: Does Reference Group Matter? Evidence from Survey Experiments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8215
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Jun 2014
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Göteborg University, Göteborg University - Department of Economics and Statistics and Göteborg University - School of Global Studies
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reference groups, income comparison, experiment

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Home Sweet Home? Macroeconomic Conditions in Home Countries and the Well-Being of Migrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7862
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Jan 2014
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and Global Labor Organization (GLO)
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migrants, well-being, GDP, unemployment, relative concerns/deprivation

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Back to Bentham, Should We? Large-Scale Comparison of Experienced Versus Decision Utility

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10907
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Alpaslan Akay, Olivier Bargain and Holguer X. Jara
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and KU Leuven
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decision utility, experienced utility, labor supply, subjective well-being

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'Fair' Welfare Comparisons with Heterogeneous Tastes: Subjective Versus Revealed Preferences

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10908
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Alpaslan Akay, Olivier Bargain and Holguer X. Jara
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics and KU Leuven
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fair allocation, money metric, decision utility, experienced utility, labor supply, subjective well-being

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Purchasing-Power-Parity and the Saving Behavior of Temporary Migrants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11679
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 20 Aug 2018
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, ETH Zürich, University of Geneva and Middle East Technical University (METU) - Department of Economics
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migrants' savings, return migration, exchange rates, prices, PPP

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Remittances and Relative Concerns in Rural China

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9163
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
IZA Institute of Labor Economics, IZA Institute of Labor Economics, Department of Economics, Universidad de Costa Rica - School of Economics and Global Labor Organization (GLO)
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positional concerns, remittances, subjective well-being