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Migration as a Test of the Happiness Set Point Hypothesis: Evidence from Immigration to Canada

John F. Helliwell, Aneta Bonikowska, Hugh Shiplett

NBER Working Paper No. 22601
Issued in September 2016

---- Acknowledgments ----

The authors are grateful to Statistics Canada and the Gallup Organization for access to data, and to colleagues and seminar participants at Statistics Canada, CIFAR, the Vancouver School of Economics and the June 2016 meetings of the Canadian Economics Association, and especially Nicole Fortin, Feng Hou, Thomas Lemieux, and Michael Wolfson for comments on earlier versions. Responsibility for opinions and errors remains with the authors. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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