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Experienced Life Cycle Satisfaction in Europe: A Comment

David Blanchflower, Dartmouth College, USA and University of Stirling, UK, David.Blanchflower@dartmouth.edu
 
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David Blanchflower (2020), "Experienced Life Cycle Satisfaction in Europe: A Comment", Review of Behavioral Economics: Vol. 7: No. 2, pp 197-200. http://dx.doi.org/10.1561/105.00000120

Publication Date: 28 May 2020
© 2020 D. Blanchflower
 
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Happiness
 
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JEL Codes: I31
 

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Abstract

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.

DOI:10.1561/105.00000120