Andrew Oswald

Department of Economics
and also CAGE Research Center
University of Warwick
Coventry CV4 7AL
Tel: 44-01203-5235
Fax: 44-01203-5230

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Institutional Affiliation: Warwick University

NBER Working Papers and Publications

November 2017Unhappiness and Pain in Modern America: A Review Essay, and Further Evidence, on Carol Graham’s Happiness for All?
with David G. Blanchflower: w24087
August 2017Do Humans Suffer a Psychological Low in Midlife? Two Approaches (With and Without Controls) in Seven Data Sets.
with David G. Blanchflower: w23724
May 2013Does High Home-Ownership Impair the Labor Market?
with David G. Blanchflower: w19079
October 2012Is Psychological Well-being Linked to the Consumption of Fruit and Vegetables?
with David G. Blanchflower, Sarah Stewart-Brown: w18469

Published: David Blanchflower & Andrew Oswald & Sarah Stewart-Brown, 2013. "Is Psychological Well-Being Linked to the Consumption of Fruit and Vegetables?," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 114(3), pages 785-801, December. citation courtesy of

January 2011International Happiness
with David G. Blanchflower: w16668

Published: With Andrew Oswald, 'International happ iness: a new view on the measure of performance', Academy of Management Perspectives, February, pp. 1-17.

September 2008Imitative Obesity and Relative Utility
with David G. Blanchflower, Bert Van Landeghem: w14337

Published: David G. Blanchflower & Andrew J. Oswald & Bert Van Landeghem, 2009. "Imitative Obesity and Relative Utility," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 7(2-3), pages 528-538, 04-05. citation courtesy of

February 2007Is Well-being U-Shaped over the Life Cycle?
with David G. Blanchflower: w12935

Published: Blanchflower, David G. & Oswald, Andrew J., 2008. "Is well-being U-shaped over the life cycle?," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 66(8), pages 1733-1749, April. citation courtesy of

Hypertension and Happiness across Nations
with David G. Blanchflower: w12934

Published: Blanchflower, David G. & Oswald, Andrew J., 2008. "Hypertension and happiness across nations," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 218-233, March. citation courtesy of

June 2005Happiness and the Human Development Index: The Paradox of Australia
with David G. Blanchflower: w11416

Published: Blanchflower, David G. and Andrew J. Oswald. "Happiness And The Human Development Index: The Paradox Of Australia," Australian Economic Review, 2005, v38(3,Sep), 307-318. citation courtesy of

May 2005The Wage Curve Reloaded
with David G. Blanchflower: w11338
May 2004Money, Sex, and Happiness: An Empirical Study
with David G. Blanchflower: w10499

Published: Blanchflower, David G. and Andrew J. Oswald. "Money, Sex And Happiness: An Empirical Study," Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2004, v106(3), 393-415. citation courtesy of

January 2000Well-Being Over Time in Britain and the USA
with David G. Blanchflower: w7487

Published: Blanchflower, David G. and Andrew J. Oswald. "Well-Being Over Time In Britain And The USA," Journal of Public Economics, 2004, v88(7-8,Jul), 1359-1386. citation courtesy of

The Rising Well-Being of the Young
with David G. Blanchflower
in Youth Employment and Joblessness in Advanced Countries, David G. Blanchflower and Richard B. Freeman, editors
July 1997The Rising Well-Being of the Young
with David G. Blanchflower: w6102

Published: Published as "A Longitudinal Analysis of the Young Self-Employed in Australia and the United States", SBE, Vol. 6, no. 1 (1994): 1-19.

January 1995International Wage Curves
with David G. Blanchflower
in Differences and Changes in Wage Structures, Richard B. Freeman and Lawrence F. Katz, editors
June 1994Estimating a Wage Curve for Britain 1973-1990
with David G. Blanchflower: w4770

Published: Economic Journal, September 1994, Vol. 104, No. 426, pp. 1025-1043. citation courtesy of

December 1992Wages, Profits and Rent-Sharing
with David G. Blanchflower, Peter Sanfey: w4222

Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics, February, 1996, vol.CXI(1), pp. 227-252. citation courtesy of

Entrepreneurship, Happiness and Supernormal Returns: Evidence from Britain and the US
with David Blanchflower: w4228
October 1992International Wage Curves
with David G. Blanchflower: w4200

Published: Differences and Changes in Wage Structures, ed. Katz and Freeman, University of Chicago Press, 1995

March 1991Efficient and Inefficient Employment Outcomes: A Study Based on Canadian Data
with Louis N. Christofides: w3648
February 1990Unemployment and the Demand for Unions
with David G. Blanchflower, Robert Crouchley, Saul Estrin: w3251
What Makes an Entrepreneur? Evidence on Inheritance and Capital Constraints
with David Blanchflower: w3252

Published: Blanchflower, David G. and Andrew J. Oswald. "What Makes An Entrepreneur?," Journal of Labor Economics, 1998, v16(1,Jan), 26-60.

November 1989Insider Power in Wage Determination
with David G. Blanchflower, Mario D. Garrett: w3179

Published: Economica, Vol. 57, pp. 143-170, (1990). citation courtesy of

The Wage Curve
with David G. Blanchflower: w3181


  • The Scandinavian Journal of Economics, Vol. 92, No. 2, pp. 215-235, 1990. citation courtesy of
  • David G. Blanchflower & Andrew J. Oswald, 1995. "The Wage Curve," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 026202375x, April. citation courtesy of

Real Wage Determinatioan in Collective BArgaining Agreements
with Louis N. Christofides: w3188

Published: Published as "Real Wage Determination and Rent-Sharing in Collective Bargaining Agreements", Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 107, no. 3(1992): 985-1002.

Unionization and Employment Behavior
with David G. Blanchflower, Neil Millward: w3180

Published: Economic Journal, Vol. 101, No. 407, pp.815-834, July 1991.

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