John Ifcher

Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department

500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA California 95053

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Happiness and Time Preference: The Effect of Positive Affect in a Random- Assignment Experiment

SCU Leavey School of Business Research Paper No. 09-05
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2010
John Ifcher and Homa Zarghamee
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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positive affect, happiness, time preference, random-assignment

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A Bundle of Joy: Does Parenting Really Make Us Miserable?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 17 May 2012
Chris M. Herbst and John Ifcher
Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Public Affairs and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department
Downloads 300 (140,967)
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parents, happiness, life satisfaction, subjective well-being, General Social Survey (GSS), and DDB Lifestyle Survey (LSS)

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Positive Affect and Overconfidence: A Laboratory Investigation

SCU Leavey School of Business Research Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2011
John Ifcher and Homa Zarghamee
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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Trends in the Happiness of Single Mothers: Evidence from the General Social Survey

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 16 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2014
John Ifcher and Homa Zarghamee
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
Downloads 191 (217,847)
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single mothers, happiness, welfare reform, difference-in-difference, subjective wellbeing

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The Happiness of Single Mothers after Welfare Reform

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2011
John Ifcher
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department
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welfare reform, happiness, single mothers, welfare-to-work, difference-indifference

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The Earned Income Tax Credit, Health, and Happines

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2013
Arizona State University (ASU), School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Public Affairs, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
Downloads 96 (367,994)
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earned income tax credit (EITC), happiness, health, omnibus reconciliation act of 1990 (OBRA90), single mothers

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Leaving Welfare and Joining the Labor Force: Does Job Training Help? Evidence from an Innovative Intervention in New York City

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Feb 2008
John Ifcher
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department
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welfare reform, job training, natural experiment

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The Rapid Evolution of Homo Economicus: Brief Exposure to Neoclassical Assumptions Increases Self-Interested Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10171
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
John Ifcher and Homa Zarghamee
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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economics instruction, self-interest, game theory, laboratory experiment, social preferences

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An Overlooked Impact of Welfare Reform: The Effect on General Assistance Recipients: Evidence from Two Welfare-to-Work Programs in New York City

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 24 Feb 2008
John Ifcher
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department
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welfare reform, general assistance, welfare-to-work, quasi-experiment

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Identifying the Effect of a Welfare-to-Work Program Using Program Capacity Constraints: A New York City Quasi-Experiment

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 24 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 11 May 2010
John Ifcher
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department
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welfare reform, welfare to work program, general assistance, job training, quasi-experiment

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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
Downloads 54 (501,840)
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subjective well-being, income inequality, happiness, distribution of income, health, scale-dependence, measure-dependence

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The Effect of the Covid-19 Pandemic on Government- and Market-Attitudes

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13622
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Aug 2020
Skidmore College, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University and Santa Clara University
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COVID-19, pandemic, market attitudes, government attitudes, political ideology, redistribution

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Behavioral Economic Phenomena in Decision-Making for Others

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11946
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
John Ifcher and Homa Zarghamee
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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decisions making for others, laboratory experiments, social preferences, anchoring bias, endowment effect, identifiable-victim bias

14.

Relative Income and Happiness: An Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11763
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business, George Mason University - Department of Economics and George Mason University
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subjective well-being, relative income, others' income, income comparisons, happiness, experiments

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Subjective-Well-Being Inequality and Per Capita Income: Evidence from the World Values

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Dec 2012
John Ifcher and Homa Zarghamee
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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General Assistance Recipients and Welfare-to-Work Programs: Evidence from New York City

Poverty & Public Policy, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Jan 2011
John Ifcher
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department
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general assistance programs, welfare reform, welfare-to-work programs, quasi-experiment, low-income childless adults

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The Abrupt Impact of Welfare Reform: Evidence from Enrolling Recipients in New York City's Mandatory Workfare Program

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Feb 2008
John Ifcher
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department
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welfare reform, mandatory workfare, natural experiment

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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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The Earned Income Tax Credit, Health, and Happiness

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7261
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Arizona State University (ASU), School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Public Affairs, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), happiness, health, subjective well-being

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Estimating Social Preferences Using Stated Satisfaction: Novel Support for Inequity Aversion

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14347
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 May 2021
George Mason University, George Mason University - Department of Economics, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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The Great Recession and Life Satisfaction: The Unique Decline for Americans Approaching Retirement Age

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10452
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department, Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business and Santa Clara University
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subjective well-being, life satisfaction, Great Recession, wealth effect, retirement, and happiness

22.

Do Nominations Close the Gender Gap in Competition?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13852
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 16 Nov 2020
John Ifcher and Homa Zarghamee
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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nominations, preference for competition, willingness to compete, gender gap, decision making for others, DMfO

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Competitive Preferences Among Asians in the U.S

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13913
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Dec 2020
John Ifcher and Homa Zarghamee
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business
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Do Gender‐Variant Preferences for Competition Persist in the Absence of Performance?

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, Issue 4, pp. 1918-1930, 2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
John Ifcher and Homa Zarghamee
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and Columbia University - Barnard College
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Using 'Piece‐Rate Equivalents' and Relative Payoffs to Explore Gender Differences in the Willingness to Compete

Posted: 23 Nov 2013
John Ifcher and Homa Zarghamee
Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business - Economics Department and Santa Clara University - Leavey School of Business

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Competitiveness; Gender Differences; Relative Payoff; Piece‐Rate Equivalent