I examine whether there is evidence of an M-shape in happiness using data from the Eurobarometer Surveys, 2009-2019. I find that the M-shape emerges if happy students are excluded. When they are included there is a U-shape.
Does the U-shape Pattern in Life Cycle Satisfaction Obscure Reality? A Response to Blanchflower , Review of Behavioral Economics, Volume 7, Issue 2 10.1561/105.00000070