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Destruction and distress: using a quasi-experiment to show the effects of the September 11 attacks on mental well-being in the United Kingdom

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Publication date

2011

Abstract

Using a longitudinal household panel dataset in the UK, where a significant proportion of the interviews are conducted in September each year, we are able to show that the attacks of September 11 resulted in lower levels of subjective well-being for those interviewed after that date in 2001 compared with those interviewed before it. This quasi-experiment provides one of the first examples of the impact of a terrorist attack in one country on well-being in another country.

Published in

Economic Journal

Volume

121 (550): F81-F103

DOI

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-0297.2010.02416.x

Subjects

Well Being and Health

Links

http://serlib0.essex.ac.uk/record=b1597352~S5

Notes

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