Becchetti Leonardo

31 July 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 June 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 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. […]
11 February 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 September 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 February 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 […]
31 July 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 […]
31 March 2014

135 – Some insights on procrastination: a curse or a productive art?

Abstract The choice between performing a task today or procrastinating it until tomorrow or later is the building block of any economic action. In our paper […]
31 January 2014

133 – A dynamic model of Gambling addiction with social costs: theory and policy solutions

Abstract We investigate the effects of gambling addiction in a dynamic model in which wellbeing crucially depends on the accumulation of relational goods which is weakened […]
8 January 2014

132 – Information & belief elicitation effects on charitable giving: An artefactual field experiment

Abstract We examine by means of an artefactual field experiment on a representative sample of Italian adults, the impact of information and belief elicitation on charitable-giving […]