Destruction and Distress: Using a Quasi‐Experiment to Show the Effects of the September 11 Attacks on Mental Well‐Being in the United Kingdom
AbstractUsing a longitudinal household panel dataset in the UK, where a significant proportion of the interviews are conducted in September each year, we are able to show that the attacks of September 11 resulted in lower levels of subjective well-being for those interviewed after that date in 2001 compared with those interviewed before it. This quasi‐experiment provides one of the first examples of the impact of a terrorist attack in one country on well‐being in another country.
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Volume (Year): 121 (2011)
Issue (Month): 550 (February)
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