Posts Tagged ‘Justin Wolfers’

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    Which College Majors Earn More?

    Jul 14, 11 • 127 Views • Behavioral Economics, Economic Debates, Labor, Macroeconomic MeasurementNo Comments

    Although the unemployment rate is 9.2% for the entire labor force, it is 4.4% for college grads (and 10% for high school graduates, no college). But which college graduates earn more? It depends on your undergraduate major. Counseling psychology or petroleum

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    Money and Happiness

    Apr 26, 11 • 201 Views • Behavioral Economics, Developing Economies, Economic Debates, Households, Innovation, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    It is possible, after all, that money can make us happy. A recent Brookings paper from 3 University of Pennsylvania researchers concluded that people experience greater “subjective well-being” or life satisfaction when they are more affluent.