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John F. Helliwell

Vancouver School of Economics
University of British Columbia
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NBER Working Papers and Publications

August 2017Social Capital and Prosocial Behaviour as Sources of Well-Being
with Lara B. Aknin, Hugh Shiplett, Haifang Huang, Shun Wang: w23761
September 2016Migration as a Test of the Happiness Set Point Hypothesis: Evidence from Immigration to Canada
with Aneta Bonikowska, Hugh Shiplett: w22601
August 2016Social Capital, Trust and Well-being in the Evaluation of Wealth
with Kirk Hamilton, Michael Woolcock: w22556
July 2016New Evidence on Trust and Well-being
with Haifang Huang, Shun Wang: w22450
January 2016The Welfare Costs of Well-being Inequality
with Leonard Goff, Guy Mayraz: w21900
July 2015How was the Weekend? How the Social Context Underlies Weekend Effects in Happiness and other Emotions for US Workers
with Shun Wang: w21374
The Economics of Happiness
NBER Reporter 2015 number 2
December 2014How's Life at Home? New Evidence on Marriage and the Set Point for Happiness
with Shawn Grover: w20794
November 2014The Emotional Consequences of Donation Opportunities
with Lara B. Aknin, Guy Mayraz: w20696

Published: Lara B. Aknin & Guy Mayraz & John F. Helliwell, 2017. "The emotional consequences of donation opportunities," The Journal of Positive Psychology, vol 12(2), pages 169-177.

Empirical Linkages between Good Government and National Well-being
with Haifang Huang, Shawn Grover, Shun Wang: w20686
January 2014How Durable are Social Norms? Immigrant Trust and Generosity in 132 Countries
with Shun Wang, Jinwen Xu: w19855

Published: John F. Helliwell & Shun Wang & Jinwen Xu, 2016. "How Durable are Social Norms? Immigrant Trust and Generosity in 132 Countries," Social Indicators Research- An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 128(1), pages 201-219, August. citation courtesy of

January 2013Comparing the Happiness Effects of Real and On-line Friends
with Haifang Huang: w18690

Published: Comparing the Happiness Effects of Real and On-Line Friends John F. Helliwell , Haifang Huang PLOS Published: September 3, 2013 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0072754

October 2012Understanding and Improving the Social Context of Well-Being
w18486
July 2011Weekends and Subjective Well-Being
with Shun Wang: w17180

Published: John Helliwell & Shun Wang, 2014. "Weekends and Subjective Well-Being," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 116(2), pages 389-407, April. citation courtesy of

February 2011New measures of the costs of unemployment: Evidence from the subjective well-being of 3.3 million Americans
with Haifang Huang: w16829

Forthcoming, Economic Inquiry. citation courtesy of

September 2010Prosocial Spending and Well-Being: Cross-Cultural Evidence for a Psychological Universal
with Lara B. Aknin, Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh, Elizabeth W. Dunn, Robert Biswas-Diener, Imelda Kemeza, Paul Nyende, Claire E. Ashton-James, Michael I. Norton: w16415
May 2010How Much is Social Capital Worth?
with Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh: w16025

Published: How Much Is Social Capital Worth? John F. Helliwell and Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh In J. Jetten, C. Haslam and S.A. Haslam, eds., The Social Cure, London: Psychology Press, pp. 55-71. A version is available as NBER working paper 16025 and appendix.

April 2010Trust and Well-being
with Shun Wang: w15911

Published: Trust and Well-Being John F. Helliwell and Shun Wang International Journal of Wellbeing, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 42-78.

Measuring and Understanding Subjective Well-Being
with Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh: w15887

Published: Measuring and Understanding Subjective Well-Being John F. Helliwell and Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 43, Issue 3, pp. 729-753.

February 2009International Evidence on the Social Context of Well-Being
with Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh, Anthony Harris, Haifang Huang: w14720

Published: International Evidence on the Social Context of Well-Being John F. Helliwell, Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh, Anthony Harris and Haifang Huang In Ed Diener, John F. Helliwell and Daniel Kahneman, eds. International Differences in Well-Being, Oxford University Press, 2010.

December 2008Well-being and Trust in the Workplace
with Haifang Huang: w14589

Published: John Helliwell & Haifang Huang, 2011. "Well-Being and Trust in the Workplace," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 12(5), pages 747-767, October. citation courtesy of

Empathy and Emulation: Life Satisfaction and the Urban Geography of Comparison Groups
with Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh: w14593
November 2008Life Satisfaction and Quality of Development
w14507
January 2006How's Your Government? International Evidence Linking Good Government and Well-Being
with Haifang Huang: w11988

Published: Helliwell, John F. and Haifang Huang. "How's Your Government? International Evidence Linking Good Government and Well-Being." British Journal of Political Science 38 (2008): 595-619. citation courtesy of

December 2005Well-Being, Social Capital and Public Policy: What's New?
w11807

Published: Helliwell, John F. "Well-Being, Social Capital And Public Policy: What's New?," Economic Journal, 2006, v116(510,Mar), C34-C45. citation courtesy of

November 2005How's the Job? Well-Being and Social Capital in the Workplace
with Haifang Huang: w11759

Published: John F. Helliwell & Haifang Huang, 2010. "How’s the Job? Well-Being and Social Capital in the Workplace," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, ILR School, Cornell University, vol. 63(2), pages 205-227, January. citation courtesy of

December 2004Demographic Changes and International Factor Mobility
w10945

Published: John F. Helliwell, 2004. "Demographic changes and international factor mobility," Proceedings - Economic Policy Symposium - Jackson Hole, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, issue Aug, pages 369-420. citation courtesy of

November 2004Well-Being and Social Capital: Does Suicide Pose a Puzzle?
w10896

Published: John Helliwell, 2007. "Well-Being and Social Capital: Does Suicide Pose a Puzzle?," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 81(3), pages 455-496, May. citation courtesy of

July 2002How's Life? Combining Individual and National Variables to Explain Subjective Well-Being
w9065

Published: Helliwell, John F. "How's Life? Combining Individual And National Variables To Explain Subjective Well-Being," Economic Modelling, 2003, v20(2,Mar), 331-360. citation courtesy of

May 1999Education and Social Capital
with Robert D. Putnam: w7121

Published: John F. Helliwell & Robert D. Putnam, 2007. "Education and Social Capital," Eastern Economic Journal, Eastern Economic Association, vol. 33(1), pages 1-19, Winter. citation courtesy of

June 1998Comparing Capital Mobility Across Provincial and National Borders
with Ross McKitrick: w6624

Published: John F. Helliwell & Ross McKitrick, 1999. "Comparing Capital Mobility across Provincial and National Borders," The Canadian Journal of Economics / Revue canadienne d'Economique, vol 32(5). citation courtesy of

May 1997National Borders, Trade and Migration
w6027

Published: Pacific Economic Review, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 165-185, October 1997

December 1996Do Borders Matter for Social Capital? Economic Growth and Civic Culture in U.S. States and Canadian Provinces
w5863

Published:

  • John F. Helliwell, 1996. "Do National Borders Matter for Quebec's Trade?," Canadian Journal of Economics, Canadian Economics Association, vol. 29(3), pages 507-22, August.
  • in "The economic implications of social cohesion" Lars Osberg (ed). University of Toronto Press, 2003

February 1996Economic Growth and Social Capital in Asia
w5470

Published: The Asia Pacific Region in the Global Economy: A Canadian Perspective, Harris, Richard G., ed., Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 1996,pp. 21-42.

August 1995Do National Borders Matter for Quebec's Trade?
w5215

Published: Canadian Journal of Economics, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 507-522, 1996. citation courtesy of

January 1994International Growth Linkages: Evidence from Asia and the OECD
in Macroeconomic Linkage: Savings, Exchange Rates, and Capital Flows, NBER-EASE Volume 3, Takatoshi Ito and Anne O. Krueger, editors
December 1992Trade and Technical Progress
w4226

Published: L. Pasinetti and R. Jolow, eds., Economic Growth and the Structure of Long-Term Development, London: Macmillan, 1994, pp.253-271.

International Growth Linkages: Evidence from Asia and the OECD
w4245

Published:

May 1992Empirical Linkages Between Democracy and Economic Growth
w4066

Published: British Journal of Political Science, vol. 24, pp. 225-248, April 1994 citation courtesy of

January 1992Convergence and Growth Linkages Between North and South
with Alan Chung: w3948

Published: North-South Linkages and International Macroeconomic Policy, Vines, Davidand David Currie, eds., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995,pp. 77-100.

January 1991Macroeconomic Convergence: International Transmission of Growth and Technical Progress
with Alan Chung
in International Economic Transactions: Issues in Measurement and Empirical Research, Peter Hooper and J. David Richardson, editors
April 1990Fiscal Policy and the External Deficit: Siblings, but not Twins
w3313

Published: "The Fiscal Deficit and the External Deficit: Siblings But Not Twins." From The Great Fiscal Experiment, edited by Rudolph G. Penner, pp. 23-58. Washington, DC: The Urban Institute Press, 1991.

February 1990Macroeconomic Convergence: International Transmission of Growth and Technical Progress
with Alan Chung: w3264

Published:

October 1988Multicountry Modeling of Financial Markets
with Jon Cockerline, Robert Lafrance: w2736

Published:

  • Financial Sectors in Open Economies: Empirical Analysis and Policy Issues, edited by Peter Hooper, et al., pp. 305-356. Washington: Federal Reserve System, 1990.
  • John F. Helliwell & Jon Cockerline & Robert Lafrance, 1990. "Multicountry modeling of financial markets," Proceedings, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (U.S.), pages 305-363. citation courtesy of

July 1988The Effects of Fiscal Policy on International Imbalances: Japan and the United States
w2650

M.O.L. Bacharach, M.A.H. Dempster and J.L. Enos, editors. Mathematical Models in Economics: Oxford Mathematical Economics Seminar Twenty-fifth Anniversary Volume. Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming.

August 1986Supply-Side Macroeconomics
w1995

Published: "Supply-side Macro-economics." From Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 597-625, (November 1986). citation courtesy of

June 1985Aggregate Output with Operating Rates and Inventories as Buffers BetweenVariable Final Demand and Quasi-Fixed Factors
with Alan Chung: w1623

Published: Chung, Alan and John F. Helliwell. "Aggregate Output with Variable Rates of Utilization of Employed Factors." Journal of Econometrics, Vol. 33, (1986) .

September 1984International Comparison of the Sources of Productivity Slowdown 1973 1982
with Peter Sturm, Gerard Salou: w1465

Published: Helliwell, John F., Peter H. Sturm, and Gerard Salou. "International Comparison of the Sources of Productivity Slowdown 1973-1982." European Economic Review, Vol. 28, 1-2 (1985), pp. 157-191. citation courtesy of

August 1983Stagflation and Productivity Decline in Canada, 1974-1982
w1185

Published: Helliwell, John F. "Stagflation and Productivity Decline in Canada, 1974-19 82." Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 17, No. 2, (May 1984), pp. 191-21 6.

November 1982Empirical Studies of Macroeconomic Interdependence
with Tim Padmore: w1021

Published: in "Handbook of International Economics," vol. 2, no. 2, edited by R.W. Jones and P.B. Kenen, Vol. 2, (1984). Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers B.V. , 1985.

July 1982A Synthesis of Keynesian, Monetary, and Portfolio Approaches to FlexibleExchange Rates
with Thorvaldur Gylfason: w0949

Published: Gylfason, Thorvaldur and John F. Helliwell. "A Synthesis of Keynesian, Monetary, and Portfolio Approaches to Flexible Exchange Rates." The Economic Journal, Vol. 93, No. 372, (December 1983), pp. 820-831. citation courtesy of

June 1982Macroeconomic Implications of Alternative Exchange Rate Models
with Paul M. Boothe: w0904

Published:

  • Helliwell, John F. and Paul M. Boothe. "Macroeconomic Implications of Alternative Exchange Rate Models." Exchange Rates in Multicountry Economic Models, edited by P. De Grauwe and T. Peeters. London, Macmillan, (1983) , pp. 21-53.
  • Princeton Studies in International Finance, No. 54, 1984

 
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