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Book Chapter World happiness report 2019 No. 3

Happiness and voting behaviour

Authors

Editors

John F. Helliwell, Richard Layard, and Jeffrey D. Sachs

Publication date

Mar 2019

Summary

Asks how the happiness of citizens affects whether and how people participate in voting

Subjects

Politics, Psychology, Elections. Electoral Behaviour, Public Policy, Well Being, Societies, Health, and Finance

Links

https://worldhappiness.report/ed/2019/

Notes

References: Alabrese, E., Becker, S.O., Fetzer, T., and Novy, D. (2019) ‘Who voted for Brexit? Individual and regional data combined’, European Journal of Political Economy, 56:132-150. ; Liberini, F., Oswald, A.J., Proto, E., and Redoano, M. (2017) Was Brexit caused by the unhappy and the old?, IZA Discussion Papers, No. 11059. Bonn: IZA Institute of Labor Economics.

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