Professor Paul Frijters


Phone: +61 7 334 63483

Fax: +61 7 336 57299

Location: 609 [colin clark building]

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Curriculum Vitae

Research interests:

  • How socio-economic variables affect the human life experience and the `unanswerable` economic mysteries in life.

Selected publications:

  • Frijters, P., Shields, M.A., and J.P. Haisken-DeNew (2004), Money does matter! Evidence from increasing real incomes in East Germany following reunification`, American Economic Review, 94 (3), pp. 730
  • Ferrer-i-Carbonel, A., Frijters, P. (2004), `The effect of methodology on the determinants of happiness, Economic Journal 114, 641-659. Press Statement.
  • Frijters, P, and Van der Klaauw, B. (2006), Job search with nonparticipation, Economic Journal, 239-277. Tinbergen Insitute Discussion Paper. IZA working paper. Press Statement.
  • Clark, A., Frijters, P., Shileds, M.A. (2008) A survey of the income happiness gradient, Journal of Economic Literature, 46 (1), March 2008, pp. 95-144. also IZA, NCER, and DELTA Discussion Paper.
  • Frijters, P., Shields, M.A., and J.P. Haisken-DeNew (2010), Socio-economic status, health shocks, life satisfaction and mortality: Evidence from an increasingly mixed proportional hazard model, (Forth

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