Income Inequality, Well-Being and Social Cohesion

Session Organizer:
Herman van de Werfhorst
Friday, 3 July 2015: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
TW2.1.04 (Tower Two)
This session is a component of the Inequality: Drivers, Impacts and Policies mini-conference
Does Inequality Make People Unhappy? Evidence of the Link Between Inequality of Opportunity and Subjective Wellbeing in Europe
Laura Ravazzini, University of Neuchatel; Florian Wendelspiess Chavez Juarez, University of Geneva; Christian Suter, University of Neuchatel
Rising Income Inequality and Declining Social Cohesion in Europe
Herman van de Werfhorst, University of Amsterdam
Is It Real? Inequality and Self-Perception
Philipp Poppitz, University Hamburg
Subjective Wealth and Power Status, Status Inconsistency, and Psychological Health in China
Lei Jin, Chinese University of Hong Kong; Tony Tam, Chinese University of Hong Kong