Does the market make us happy? The stock market and well-being
The present paper studies the relationship between well-being and the stock market in the USA. We find that there is a relationship between well-being and the capital market. Empirical tests, using the Gallupp Healthways Well-being Index, Standard&Poor’s S&P 500 and the VIX volatility index show a strong and statistically significant impact of the stock market on well-being.
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- Ng, Yew-Kwang, 1997. "A Case for Happiness, Cardinalism, and Interpersonal Comparability," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 107(445), pages 1848-58, November.
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