Becchetti Leonardo

6 febbraio 2017

156 – (Poor) eudaimonic subjective wellbeing as a mortality risk factor: a cross-country analysis

Abstract We investigate the nexus between poverty of sense of life (a dimension of eudaimonic subjective wellbeing) and mortality in a large sample of individuals from […]
9 dicembre 2016

155 – Bridging the gap between GDP and subjective wellbeing

Abstract We contribute to the debate on the relative pros and cons of using composite wellbeing indicators as a relevant source of information beyond (in addition […]
9 settembre 2016

153 – Gamblers, scratchers and their financial education

Abstract We develop an online survey to investigate the characteristics of slot/videopoker players and scratchers (individuals buying tickets of scratch-off lotteries). We find evidence of a […]
27 luglio 2016

152 – “De (corporate responsibility) gustibus est misurandum”

Abstract We investigate with an ad hoc survey respondents’ tastes about the different corporate responsibility (CR) items typically used by CR rating agencies. The hypotheses of […]
9 giugno 2016

150 – Eudaimonic happiness as a leading health indicator

Abstract Eudaimonic happiness (measured in terms of sense of life) is a relatively unexplored subjective wellbeing indicator. The empirical findings presented in this paper show that […]
6 aprile 2016

146 – The political economy of the vote with the wallet

Abstract The willingness to pay of private consumers for socially and environmentally re- sponsible companies retailing public goods is an emerging though under-researched contemporary economic feature. […]
11 febbraio 2016

145 – Happiness and Preferences in a Legality Social Dilemma

ABSTRACT We investigate players’ preferences in a multiplayer prisoner’s dilemma by comparing results from a direct (satisfaction based) and an indirect (choice based) approach. Both approaches […]
22 settembre 2015

143 – The Impact of Redistribution Mechanisms in the Vote with the Wallet Game: Experimental Results

Abstract We use the Vote-with-the-Wallet game (VWG) to model socially or environmentally responsible consumption, an increasingly relevant but still under-researched phenomenon. Based on a theoretical model […]
9 febbraio 2015

138 – Education, health and subjective wellbeing in Europe

Abstract The productive and allocative theories predict that education has positive impact on health: the more educated adopt healthier life styles and use more efficiently health […]
7 luglio 2014

Social/Civil Economy – And how it is Gradually Transforming the Economic Environment

Abstract The crisis we are living is multifaceted as it affects at least five (economic, financial, environmental, currency-related and wellbeing-related) dimensions. As such it requires solutions […]