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  • Abolishing GDP 

    Bergh, Jeroen C.J.M. van den (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2007-02-09)
    Expectations and information about the growth of GDP per capita have a large influence on decisions made by private and public economic agents. It will be argued here that GDP (per capita) is far from a robust indicator ...
  • The Anatomy of Subjective Well-being 

    Praag, B.M.S. van; Frijters, P.; Ferrer-i-Carbonell, A. (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2002-02-19)
    This paper contributes to the literature on Subjective Well-Being by taking into account different aspects of life, called domains, such as health, financial situation, job, leisure, housing, and environment. We postulate ...
  • How important is Methodology for the Estimates of the Determinants of Happiness? 

    Ferrer-i-Carbonell, Ada; Frijters, Paul (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 2002-03-06)
    Psychologists and sociologists usually interpret answers to happiness surveys as cardinal and comparableacross respondents (Kahneman et al. 1999). As a result, these social scientists run OLS regressionson happiness and ...
  • New Explanatory Models for Analysing Spatial Innovation: A Comparative Investigation 

    Reggiani, A.; Nijkamp, P.; Sabella, E. (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 1999-01-21)
    Innovation research has become an important topic in regional science analysis. Yet the modelling base of much innovation research is still feeble. This paper aims to map out the research potential of recent approaches in ...
  • Unreliability in Public Transport Chains 

    Bruinsma, F.R.; Rietveld, P.; Vuuren, D.J. van (Amsterdam : Tinbergen Institute, 1999-01-21)
    In this paper the reliability of travelling by public transport modes is investigated. We deal with the reliability of travel times in public travel chains. Until now the only research in this field has been directed towards ...