Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/228706
Authors: 
Suppa, Nicolai
Year of Publication: 
2021
Series/Report no.: 
GLO Discussion Paper No. 760
Abstract: 
This chapter summarizes the latest state of the art in economic research on unemployment and subjective well-being. Outcomes covered are general life satisfaction, affective well-being, and mental health. Special attention is paid to empirical evidence as obtained from popular panel data sets. Both prominent methodological issues and substantive themes are introduced. Topics covered include the estimation of non-pecuniary costs of unemployment, unemployment over time, the role of others' unemployment, spill-over effects, and re-employment, among others.
Subjects: 
unemployment
subjective well-being
life satisfaction
happiness
mental health
JEL: 
I31
J60
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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