The Effect of Unemployment on Life Satisfaction: A Cross-national Comparison Between Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States
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This paper investigates the effect of unemployment on life satisfaction from a comparative perspective. It also tests whether the link between unemployment and life satisfaction is moderated or reinforced by contextual unemployment across regions within a country—either through a negative spillover or a positive social-norm effect, or both.
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