Effects of Different Life Events on Life Satisfaction in the Russian Longitudinal Monitoring Survey

Jan Michael Bauer, Dario Cords, Rachelle Sellung, Alfonso Sousa-Poza

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Abstract

This paper analyses the relation between unemployment, marriage, divorce, widowhood and subjective well-being using Russian panel data. Contrary to Clark et al. (2008) and Clark and Georgellis (2013), we find little evidence of adaptation to these life events.
Original languageEnglish
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume129
Pages (from-to)91-94
Number of pages4
ISSN0165-1765
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Subjective well-being
  • Life events
  • Adaptation

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