Heresy or enlightenment? The well-being age U-shape effect is flat
AbstractThe otherwise seemingly robust age U-shape effect on life satisfaction in pooled OLS regressions is refuted with the German SOEP when controlling for panel fixed effects and respondent experience in the panel. Interviewer characteristics also impact significantly on life satisfaction responses.
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Volume (Year): 117 (2012)
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Life satisfaction; Well-being; Age U-shape;
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