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dc.contributor.authorSchwarze, Johannesen_US
dc.contributor.authorWinkelmann, Raineren_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:16:45Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:16:45Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/20786-
dc.description.abstractMuch progress has been made in recent years on developing and applying a direct measureof utility using survey questions on subjective well-being. In this paper we explore whetherthis new type of measurement can be fruitfully applied to the study of interdependent utility ingeneral, and altruism between parents and children in particular. We introduce anappropriate econometric methodology and, using data from the German Socio-EconomicPanel for the years 2000-2002, find that the parents? self-reported happiness dependspositively, albeit not very strongly, on the happiness of adult children who moved out.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion paper series |x1487en_US
dc.subject.jelD6en_US
dc.subject.jelJ10en_US
dc.subject.jelC25en_US
dc.subject.jelD64en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordutility functionen_US
dc.subject.keywordextended familyen_US
dc.subject.keywordfixed effectsen_US
dc.subject.keywordordered probiten_US
dc.subject.stwAltruismusen_US
dc.subject.stwFamilieen_US
dc.subject.stwLebensqualitäten_US
dc.subject.stwElternen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.subject.stwLebenszufriedenheiten_US
dc.titleWhat Can Happiness Research Tell Us About Altruism? : Evidence from the German Socio-Economic Panelen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn480850739en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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