Andrew Oswald, Professor of Economics
Andrew Oswald is a Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick. His work lies mainly at the border between economics and behavioural science, and includes the empirical study of human happiness. He serves on the board of editors of Science. Previously at Oxford and the London School of Economics, with spells as Lecturer, Princeton University (1983-4); De Walt Ankeny Professor of Economics, Dartmouth College (1989-91); Jacob Wertheim Fellow, Harvard University (2005); Visiting Fellow, Cornell University (2008); Research Director, IZA Bonn (2011-12). He is an ISI Highly-Cited Researcher.
Recent papers below
"National Happiness and Genetic Distance: A Cautious Exploration" with Eugenio Proto, July 2014
"Happiness and Productivity" with Eugenio Proto, and Daniel Sgroi, University of Warwick, UK, and IZA Bonn, Germany, March 2014. Forthcoming in the Journal of Labor Economics.
"Does Money Make People Right-Wing and Inegalitarian? A Longitudinal Study of Lottery Winners"
with Nattavudh Powdthavee, February 2014
"Longitudinal Evidence for a Midlife Nadir in Human Well-being: Results from Four Data Sets"
with Terence C. Cheng and Nattavudh Powdthavee, February 2014
"Human Well-being and In-Work Benefits: A Randomized Controlled Trial"
with Richard Dorsett, February 2014
"The Danger of High Home Ownership: Greater Unemployment"
a recent presentation at Chatham House in London.
"How should peer-review panels behave?"
with Daniel Sgroi, Economic Journal.
Does High Home-Ownership Impair the Labor Market?
David G. Blanchflower and Andrew J. Oswald, May 2013
Tuesday April 30 2013 Event on Publishing Thoughts and Advice for Young Faculty: Some Notes
"Happiness as a driver of risk-avoiding behavior: Theory and an empirical study of seatbelt wearing and automobile accidents",
Robert J B Goudie, Sach Mukherjee, JanEmmanuel De Neve, Steven Wu and Andrew J. Oswald
"Evidence for a midlife crisis in great apes consistent with the U-shape in human well-being",
Alexander Weiss, James E. King, Miho Inoue-Murayama, Tetsuro Matsuzawa, and Andrew J. Oswald
The Happiness of Apes through Life
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Photos from the 2012 EALE conference in Bonn at which Sandra Black was a keynote speaker
and Richard Blundell received the IZA Prize