Economics of Happiness

  • Brown, Kirk Warren, Tim Kasser, Richard M. Ryan and James Konow (2016). "Materialism, Spending and Affect: An Event-Sampling Study of Marketplace Behavior and Its Affective Costs" Journal of Happiness Studies, vol. 17, no. 6 (December), pp. 2277–2292. [download from SpringerLink]
    Konow, James (2010). “Mixed Feelings: Theories of and Evidence on Giving,” Journal of Public Economics, vol. 94, nos. 3-4 (April), pp. 279-297. [download from JPubEc 802KB]
  • Konow, James and Joseph Earley (2008). “The Hedonistic Paradox: Is Homo Economicus Happier?” with Joseph Earley, Journal of Public Economics, vol. 92, nos. 1-2 (February), pp. 1-33. [pdf 348KB]
  • Konow, James (2003). “Happiness and Economics” by Bruno Frey and Alois Stutzer, review in KYKLOS, vol. 56, no. 2 (May), pp. 284-287. [pdf 15KB]