Becchetti Leonardo

26 luglio 2019

174 – Un(comfortably) numb: hearing loss, relational goods and subjective wellbeing

Abstract Hearing and speaking are basic ingredients of relational goods (ie. local public goods generated by interactions among individuals) that are in turn crucial for subjective […]
31 gennaio 2019

172 – Social capital and loan cost: the role of interpersonal trust

Abstract We argue that social dilemmas structured as investment trust games are a dominant feature in social and economic life due to asymmetric information, incomplete contracts […]
18 settembre 2018

169 – Generativity and subjective wellbeing

We show that generativity, intended as the capacity of affecting positively other human lives, has a strong and significant effect on life sense and life satisfaction. […]
31 agosto 2018

168 – Values in the air. The role of social environment on subjective wellbeing

Abstract We wonder whether life sense and life satisfaction are affected not only by personal biography but also by the cultural milieu that individuals experience in […]
12 gennaio 2018

164 – When money matters. Why the Easterlin paradox does not work for (large part of) the elders

Abstract We compare life satisfaction levels for individuals aged 50 and above reporting/not reporting long term illnesses. Our econometric findings on the SHARE database including different […]
19 ottobre 2017

162 – Civil economics: definition and strategies for sustainable well-living

Abstract The civil economics paradigm presented in this paper has two main characteristics. First, it identifies the philosophical roots of the limits of our socioeconomic system […]
5 ottobre 2017

161 – The wealth of regions: divergence/convergence factors in “constitutional” wellbeing indicators in an empirical analysis on Italian regions

Abstract We test for the presence of convergence/divergence in wellbeing among Italian regions using as a reference the Italian Constitutional Law and the novel institutional taxonomy […]
12 maggio 2017

159 – Nudging and environmental corporate responsibility: A natural experiment

Abstract We devise a ‘nudging’ natural experiment to test the impact of a simple form of advertising on  environmentally responsible products with/without the increase of the […]
22 marzo 2017

Salute e felicità

Gli indicatori, le determinanti, le sfide future in Italia e in Europa Quanto conta la salute per la felicità? Studiare le caratteristiche, il nesso di causalità […]
8 marzo 2017

158 – Making information on CSR scores salient: a randomized field experiment

Abstract We locate a giant scorecard poster with social and environmental responsibility scores of the ten leading world food companies, measured by the Oxfam “Behind the […]