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Causal linkages between work and life satisfaction and their determinants in a structural VAR approach

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  • Alex Coad
  • Martin Binder

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Work and life satisfaction depend on a number of pecuniary and non-pecuniary factors at the workplace and determine these in turn. We analyze these causal linkages using a structural vector autoregression approach for a German sample of the working populace from 1984-2008.

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  • Alex Coad & Martin Binder, 2013. "Causal linkages between work and life satisfaction and their determinants in a structural VAR approach," Papers on Economics and Evolution 2013-07, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
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    • I12 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Health Behavior
    • I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being

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