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The distributional effects of adaption and anticipation to ill health on subjective wellbeing / Prashant Gupta; Tapas Mishra; Nigel O’Leary; Mamata Parhi; Nigel O'Leary

Economics Letters, Volume: 136, Pages: 99 - 102

Swansea University Authors: Prashant, Gupta, Nigel, O'Leary

DOI (Published version): 10.1016/j.econlet.2015.09.010

Abstract

Adaption and anticipation to reported illness upon subjective wellbeing is analysed across the wellbeing distribution. Anticipation effects are muted, but substantial adaption effects are apparent that differ markedly over the range of wellbeing, being most evident at the upper quartile.

Published in: Economics Letters
Published: 2015
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa23649
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Abstract: Adaption and anticipation to reported illness upon subjective wellbeing is analysed across the wellbeing distribution. Anticipation effects are muted, but substantial adaption effects are apparent that differ markedly over the range of wellbeing, being most evident at the upper quartile.
Keywords: Subjective wellbeing; Illness; Anticipation; Adaption; Fixed effect quantile regression
College: School of Management
Start Page: 99
End Page: 102