Working Paper

18 Giugno 2020

181 – Tackling entrepreneurship in recovered enterprises

Abstract Recovered enterprises, as labour- or worker-managed firms, are investor-owned business which have been taken over by their former employees. Although not completely unknown, only recently […]
31 Marzo 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 Marzo 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 […]
5 Febbraio 2020

178 – Regional inequality and subjective wellbeing

Abstract We contribute to the literature investigating the relationship between subjective wellbeing and income inequality by testing the nexus between the two variables using regional inequality […]
23 Gennaio 2020

177 – The frontier of Social Impact Finance: Theory and two case studies

Abstract Social impact bonds (SIBs) are a novel and innovative form of public-private partnership nancing social services performed by a best-practice selected non-governmental third entity. In […]
7 Gennaio 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 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 […]
3 Maggio 2019

173 – Terzo settore e sport dilettantistico

La riforma come opportunità per le associazioni (e le società) sportive dilettantistiche Gli enti del Terzo settore devono svolgere una o più attività di interesse generale […]
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 […]