Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the happiest of them all?
This paper turns Snow-White?s magic mirror onto recent economics Nobel Prize winners, top economists and happiness researchers, and through the eyes of the ?man in the street? seeks to determine who the happiest academic is. The study not only provides a clear answer to this question but also unveils who is the ladies? man and who is the sweetheart of the aged. It also explores the extent to which information matters and whether individuals? self-reported happiness affects their perceptions about the happiness of these superstars in economics.
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- Rosen, Sherwin, 1981. "The Economics of Superstars," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 71(5), pages 845-858, December.
- Frey, Bruno S, et al, 1984. "Consensus and Dissension among Economists: An Empirical Inquiry," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 74(5), pages 986-994, December.