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CEP occasional paper
When to release the lockdown: A wellbeing framework for analysing costs and benefits Andrew Clark, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Daisy Fancourt, Nancy Hey, Christian Krekel, Richard Layard and Gus O'Donnell April 2020
Paper No' CEPOP049:
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JEL Classification: D6; D61; H12; I31


Tags: covid-19; wellbeing economics; cost-benefit analysis; health policy

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CEP discussion paper
Machiavelli Versus Concave Utility Functions: Should Bads Be Spread Out Or Concentrated? Paul Frijters, Christian Krekel and Aydogan Ulker March 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1680:
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JEL Classification: I31; D1; P35


Tags: wellbeing; mental health; life events; non-linearities; hedonic adaptation; welfare analysis

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CentrePiece article
Can we be happier? Richard Layard and George Ward outline how we can boost wellbeing, both through public policy and in our jobs and private lives. Richard Layard and George Ward
March 2020
Paper No' CEPCP568:
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CentrePiece 25 (1) Spring 2020


Tags: wellbeing; happiness


This article draws on Can We Be Happier? Evidence and Ethics by Richard Layard with George Ward, published in January 2020 by Pelican.
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Can We Be Happier? Evidence and Ethics Richard Layard
January 2020
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Tags: happiness; wellbeing

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CEP discussion paper
A Local Community Course That Raises Mental Wellbeing and Pro-Sociality Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Daisy Fancourt, Christian Krekel and Richard Layard January 2020
Paper No' CEPDP1671:
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JEL Classification: C93; I12; I31


Tags: wellbeing; pro-social behaviour; communities; intervention; rct

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CEP discussion paper
Employee Wellbeing, Productivity and Firm Performance Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, Christian Krekel and George Ward
March 2019
Paper No' CEPDP1605:
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JEL Classification: I31; J24; J25


Tags: employee satisfaction; engagement; employee productivity; firm performance; wellbeing; meta-analysis

Journal article
Life satisfaction, QALYs, and the monetary value of health Li Huang, Paul Frijters, Kim Dalziel and Philip Clarke
August 2018
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Tags: australia; life satisfaction; qaly; value of health; wellbeing;

Journal article
Smart but unhappy: Independent-school competition and the wellbeing-efficiency trade-off in education Gabriel Heller-Sahlgren February 2018
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Tags: human capital; independent-school competition; wellbeing-efficiency trade-off;

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CEP discussion paper
The Key Determinants of Happiness and Misery Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee and George Ward June 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1485:
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JEL Classification: I31; I10


Tags: happiness; subjective wellbeing; life satisfaction; government; mental health

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CEP discussion paper
Happiness at Work Jan-Emmanuel De Neve and George Ward
March 2017
Paper No' CEPDP1474:
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JEL Classification: I31


Tags: subjective wellbeing; employment; job type; job characteristics

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CentrePiece article
Origins of happiness Andrew Clark, Sarah Flèche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee and George Ward
March 2017
Paper No' CEPCP497:
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CentrePiece 22 (1) Spring 2017


Tags: happiness; wellbeing; government; mental health

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The ‘photo-finish effect’: when third place winners are happier than second August 2016
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Tags: health and wellbeing; bronze medal; centre for economic performance; gold medal; london 2012; london school of economics; olympics; rio 2016; silver medal

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CEP discussion paper
The Host with the Most? The Effects of the Olympic Games on Happiness Paul Dolan, Georgios Kavetsos, Christian Krekel, Dimitris Mavridis, Robert Metcalfe, Claudia Senik, Stefan Szymanski and Nicolas R. Ziebarth July 2016
Paper No' CEPDP1441:
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JEL Classification: I30; I31; I38; L83; Z20; Z28


Tags: subjective wellbeing; life satisfaction; happiness; olympic games; natural experiment

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CEP discussion paper
Do More of those in Misery Suffer From Poverty, Unemployment or Mental Illness? Sarah Flèche and Richard Layard
June 2015
Paper No' CEPDP1356:
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JEL Classification: I1; I3; I31; I32


Tags: mental health; life-satisfaction; wellbeing; poverty; unemployment

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CEP discussion paper
Mental Health: The New Frontier for Labour Economics Richard Layard
May 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1213:
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JEL Classification: I30; J30


Tags: mental health; wellbeing; employment

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SERC/Urban and Spatial Programme Discussion Paper
Does Better Rail Access Improve Homeowners’ Happiness?: Evidence Based on Micro Surveys in Beijing Wenjie Wu
April 2013
Paper No' SERCDP0134:
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JEL Classification: D60; H41; R41


Tags: happiness; transport improvement; geographical information system; wellbeing; china

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CEP discussion paper
Are You Happy While You Work? Alex Bryson and George MacKerron
February 2013
Paper No' CEPDP1187:
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JEL Classification: I1; J0; J28


Tags: happiness; relaxation; work; wellbeing


This paper has been published as:
'Are you happy while you work?', Alex Bryson and George MacKerron, The Economic Journal, Volume 127, Issue 599, February 2017
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CEP discussion paper
Genes, Economics and Happiness Nicholas A. Christakis, Jan-Emmanuel De Neve, James H. Fowler and Bruno S. Frey
February 2012
Paper No' CEPDP1127:
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JEL Classification: A12; D03; D87; Z00


Tags: wellbeing; socio-demographics; happiness; genetics; life satisfaction

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CentrePiece article
Crime and mental wellbeing Francesca Cornaglia and Andrew Leigh
February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP357:
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CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter 2012


Tags: wellbeing; crime;

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Wellbeing in the workplace: the impact of modern management Alex Bryson and Pekka Ilmakunnas
February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP356:
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CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter 2012


Tags: wellbeing; management practices

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CentrePiece article
Big ideas: wellbeing and public policy Richard Layard
February 2012
Paper No' CEPCP355:
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CentrePiece 16 (3) Winter 2012


Tags: wellbeing; happiness; public policy

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CEP discussion paper
Does High Involvement Management Improve Worker Wellbeing? Alex Bryson, Petri Böckerman and Pekka Ilmakunnas
November 2011
Paper No' CEPDP1095:
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JEL Classification: I10; J28; J81; M52; M53; M54


Tags: health; subjective wellbeing; sickness absence; job satisfaction; pain; high involvement management; high performance work system; performance-related pay; training; team working; information sharing

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CEP discussion paper
Do Higher Wages Come at a Price? Erling Barth, Alex Bryson and Harald Dale-Olsen
October 2010
Paper No' CEPDP1011:
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JEL Classification: J28; J31; J81


Tags: worker wellbeing; job stress; job anxiety; job satisfaction; wages; compensating differentials

CEE/Education and skills discussion paper
School Quality, Child Wellbeing and Parents Satisfaction Steve Gibbons and Olmo Silva
January 2009
Paper No' CEEDP0103:
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JEL Classification: I20;H75;Z0


Tags: school quality; wellbeing; happiness and satisfaction; subjective measures