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The impact of inflation and unemployment on subjective personal and country evaluations

Citation

Gandelman, Néstor & Hernández-Murillo, Rubén (2009). The impact of inflation and unemployment on subjective personal and country evaluations. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review, 91(3), 107-126.

Abstract

The authors use data from the Gallup World Poll to analyze what determines individual assessments of past, present, and future personal and country well-being. These measures allow the analysis of two dimensions of happiness data not previously examined in the literature: the better-than-average effect and optimism.

Reference Type

Journal Article

Year Published

2009

Journal Title

Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review

Author(s)

Gandelman, Néstor
Hernández-Murillo, Rubén