Lonely people become less happy with age
Anna Shirokanova (LCSR Senior Research Fellow) gave an interview to OPEC.ru. She briefly described the results of her own research and explained why the level of happiness of lonely people decreases with age.
ESRA 15 Conference in Iceland
The 6th conference of the European Survey Research Association titled “Reykjavik is the Capital of Parsimony” took place in Reykjavik, Iceland. Among the LCSR members who presented at ESRA 15, there were four staff members and three associate researchers.
Parenting Styles and Economics
Does the economy influence the way people bring up their children? How can we determine and measure a child’s utility? How can parenting styles be categorized in an economic model? These are the questions that Professor Fabricio Zilibotti of the University of Zurich addressed in his honorary lecture ‘Parenting with Style’, which he delivered at the April International Academic Conference.