Economic, Social and Political Transitions

Publications and Working Papers from OBE Members related to the theme of Economic, Social, and Political Transitions:

The Social Effects of Ethnic Diversity at the Local Level: A Natural Experiment with Exogenous Residential Allocation ( Algan, Hémet & David, Journal of Political Economy, 2015)

 Economic Growth Evens Out Happiness: Evidence from Six Surveys (Clark, Fleche & Senik,  Review of Income and Wealth, 2015).

Effect of income on trust: Evidence from the 2009 crisis in Russia. (Ananyev & Guriev, Working Paper, 2015).

Distaste for Centralization: Evidence from a Quasi-Natural Experiment in Switzerland (Flèche, Working Paper, 2015).

 L’économie du bonheur (Senik 2014).

Wealth and happiness (Senik, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2014).

Adaptation and the Easterlin Paradox (Clark, Working Paper, 2014).

The great happiness moderation (Clark, Flèche & Senik, in Happiness and Economic Growth Lessons from Developing Countries, 2014).

The causes of happiness and misery (Clark, Layard & Senik, UN Happiness Report, 2012).

La croissance du PIB rendra-t-elle les habitants des pays en développement plus heureux? (Clark & Senik, Revue d’économie du développement, 2011)

.Democracy, market liberalization, and political preferences (Grosjean & Senik, The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011).

Learning, political attitudes and the crisis in transition countries (Grosjean, Ricka & Senik, Working Paper, 2011).

The Value of Diplomacy: Bilateral Relations and Immigrant Well-Being (Becchetti, Clark & Ricca, Working Paper, 2011).

The emerging aversion to inequality (Grosfeld & Senik, Economics of Transition, 2010).

Upward social mobility, well-being and political preferences: Evidence from the BHPS (Clark & D’Angelo, Working Paper, 2010)

(Un) Happiness in Transition (Guriev & Zhuravskaya, The Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2009).

The europeans’ values: a persistent structure (Galland & Lemel, A Life in Sociology, Oxford, Bardwell Press, 2009)

La croissance rend-elle heureux? (Clark & Senik, in 27 Questions d’économie contemporaine, 2008).

Is man doomed to progress? (Senik,  Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2008).

Ambition and jealousy: Income interactions in the ‘Old’Europe versus the ‘New’Europe and the United States (Senik, Economica, 2008).

Relative income, happiness, and utility: An explanation for the Easterlin paradox and other puzzles (Clark, Frijters & Shields,  Journal of Economic Literature, 2008).

Ambition et jalousie. La perception du revenu d’autrui dans la «vieille Europe», la «nouvelle Europe» et les États-Unis (Senik, Revue économique, 2006).

When information dominates comparison: Learning from Russian subjective panel data (Senik, Journal of Public Economics, 2004).