Welfare and Social Policies

31 March 2020

180 – Avoiding a “despair death crisis” in Europe. The drivers of human (un)sustainability

Abstract The emergence of the despair death crisis in the US stimulates researchers and policymakers to look at subjective wellbeing data from a different perspective. We […]
10 March 2020

179 – The gender happiness paradox

Abstract According to the gender happiness paradox women are signi ficantly more likely to declare high levels of life satisfaction than men after controlling for all relevant […]
7 January 2020

176 – Why economists and public opinion views on immigrants’ contribution to local economy do not match ? The role of tv exposure

There is a paradoxical divergence between the opinions of economists (favourable) and those of the general public (much less favourable) about the impact of immigrants on […]
12 November 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 […]
14 July 2017

160 – The role of the social economy in migrants’ reception and integration

Abstract In this paper we consider the phenomenon of the reception of migrants, political refugees and asylum seekers in Southern European countries as instance of patterns […]
6 February 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 […]
6 April 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. […]
29 June 2015

INNOSI (Innovative Social Investment: Strenghten Communities in Europe)

InnoSI asks how we can design robust social investment strategies which can deal with emerging socio-economic challenges and the aftershocks of the 2008 economic crisis. The research […]
9 April 2015

139 – Corruption and innovation: the mediating role of trade

The paper aims to investigate the relationship among corruption, innovation and trade. We develop a model where a firm producing an innovation may pay some bribes […]
3 July 2013

122 – Fair Trade impact and the price fetish

ABSTRACT We here present the main final results coming from four different on-the-field fair trade impact studies, confronting them with the most recent literature and deriving […]