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How's Life at Home? New Evidence on Marriage and the Set Point for Happiness

Shawn Grover, John F. Helliwell

NBER Working Paper No. 20794
Issued in December 2014

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The authors are grateful for the research support of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), and for data access and assistance from the Gallup Corporation and the UK Office for National Statistics (ONS). We have benefitted especially from collaboration with Ewen McKinnon of the ONS in our use of the UK Annual Population Survey. Grover was in the Vancouver School of Economics when this research was undertaken, and is now at the Department of Finance, Ottawa. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research, nor those of the Department of Finance.

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