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Bristol & Bath Seminar Series - Professor Richard Easterlin - Shared screen with speaker view
Paul Bain
24:00
Are other people getting feedback from Prof Easterlin?
Bruce Hood
49:04
Please put any questions in the chat
Dakshina Raghavendra
50:25
Have there been any significant gender trends for the happiness-income relationship? If so, what have these revealed?
Lorraine Whitmarsh
53:20
Does it matter what type of jobs people do? Are higher skilled jobs more satisfying? If so, how does that relate to the country’s GDP?
Katie
53:55
Excellent interesting talk! Similar to the previous question. Are there any trends by age?
Eleanor Underhill
55:14
Isn't the idea of a recession resulting in a decrease in everyone's salaries far too simple? There are always people who do not lose money, and even make money out of these situations (e.g. covid), so doesn't this inequality compound the problem?
Charlotte Daw
55:52
Do you think the increased visibility of people's apparent wealth via outlets such as social media have exascerbated the idea of more income
Shin Yau Yeam
56:07
Thank you for the fascinating presentation, Richard. Would you consider reducing income gap as a policy solution? What were the general responses by policy makers when these findings were shared with them?
Charlotte Daw
56:13
Opps! sorry... of more income equals more happiness.
Charlotte Daw
56:42
Actually having audio issues!
Paul Bain
58:35
COuld you expand more on the evidence for Keeping up with the Joneses? I note in your book that you refer to the Roper Good life measure to show that wants always exceeds haves, but I've started looking at that data (just one dataset so far) and found that's only true for a minority - the mean/median difference in haves/wants was zero. Is the Joneses explanation an overgeneralization?
Dakshina Raghavendra
01:05:13
Really great questions 👍🏽
Paul Bain
01:06:02
I think "we think" we have evidence, but once you start looking it's weaker than assume d(as with the Roper data)... That's not to say social comparison doesn't happen (of course it does) but it's influence on our wants/aspirations is overstated.
Paul Bain
01:06:21
...at least for most people...
Shin Yau Yeam
01:07:38
thank you for the responses, Richard!
Dakshina Raghavendra
01:10:37
Thank you for this! It has been really insightful!
timle
01:10:46
thank you
Nathalia Gjersoe
01:10:48
Thank you!
Anca Salagean
01:10:51
Thank you!
Charlotte Daw
01:10:53
Thank you!
Ryan Parsons
01:10:54
Thank you!
Linyi Qu
01:10:54
Thank you!!
Katie Hobbs
01:10:59
Thank you, very interesting!
Paul Bain
01:11:01
thanks Professor Easterlin👏
Shin Yau Yeam
01:11:07
Thank you for the presentation, Richard and for hosting us, Bruce!
Marlene Staginnus
01:11:29
Thank you 🙂
Yanshu Wen
01:11:31
Thank you
Nice Kitapci
01:11:31
thank you
Weiyi Zheng(P275464)
01:11:33
Thanks