Family formation and subjective well-being.A literature overview
AbstractThis paper aims to provide an overview of the leading theoretical concepts and the available empirical evidence on family formation and subjective well-being. It identifies the issues which could be investigated in more detail, possibly with refined methodological approaches. An additional objective of the paper is to suggest how research in this field could contribute to the debate on population policy.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute of Statistics and Demography, Warsaw School of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 37.
Length: 37 pages
Date of creation: 2010
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happiness; subjective well-being; family formation;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- J12 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Marriage; Marital Dissolution; Family Structure
- J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
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- Michele Boldrin & Larry E. Jones, 2002. "Mortality, Fertility, and Saving in a Malthusian Economy," Review of Economic Dynamics, Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 5(4), pages 775-814, October.
- Florence Jaumotte, 2003. "Labour Force Participation of Women: Empirical Evidence on The Role of Policy and Other Determinants in OECD Countries," OECD Economic Studies, OECD Publishing, vol. 2003(2), pages 51-108.
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