Pisani Fabio

12 novembre 2019

175 – Eudaimonic wellbeing and life expectancy

Abstract We investigate the relationship between eudaimonic wellbeing (sense of life) and subjective survival probability (SSP), a proxy of self-assessed life expectancy. We find a robust […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
27 gennaio 2012

101 – Family money, relational life and (class) relative wealth: an empirical analysis on life satisfaction of secondary school students

Abstract We investigate factors affecting happiness on a sample of Italian secondary school students. We find that money matters since family’s house ownership, mortgages and (class) […]