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JoelMcGuire

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I am a re­searcher at the Hap­pier Lives In­sti­tute. In my work I as­sess the cost-effec­tive­ness of life-im­prov­ing in­ter­ven­tions in terms of sub­jec­tive well-be­ing, right now I’m work­ing on com­par­ing cataract surgery to cash trans­fers. Hope­fully we can im­prove in­sti­tu­tional de­ci­sion-mak­ing by in­creas­ing our con­fi­dence in the which mea­sures of well-be­ing are most ac­cu­rate with­out trig­ger­ing hy­phen-in­fla­tion.

The effect of cash trans­fers on sub­jec­tive well-be­ing and men­tal health

JoelMcGuire20 Nov 2020 18:12 UTC
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Us­ing Sub­jec­tive Well-Be­ing to Es­ti­mate the Mo­ral Weights of Avert­ing Deaths and Re­duc­ing Poverty

MichaelPlant3 Aug 2020 16:17 UTC
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5 comments35 min readEA link