2. International Workshop / Comparative Study on Happiness in Paris

International Workshop

Comparative Study on Happiness in Paris

16-17 October 2014

Venue: École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS), bâtiment le France Room 638-640-641 (6th floor)
Address: 190, avenue de France 75013 Paris France

Workshop program in this PDF.

Thursday, 16 October 2014

9:15 Registration
9:45 Welcoming remarks by Sébastien Lechevalier & Christian Sautter, president and vice-president of Fondation France-Japon de l'EHESS
Session1 Chair: Sebastien Lechevalier, L’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)
10:00-10:30 Why do Japanese Parents and Their Young Adult Children Live Together?
Kei Sakata, Ritsumeikan University
C.R. McKenzie, Keio University
10:30-11:00 Adaptation and the Easterlin Paradox
Andrew Clark, Paris School of Economics
11:00-11:30 Does City Size affect Happiness?
Yoshio Itaba, Doshisha University
11:30-13:00 Lunch
Session2 Chair: Victor Ginsburgh, European Center for Advanced Research on Economic and Statistics (ECARES)
13:00-13:30 Happiness: Research and Policy Considerations
Bruno Frey, University of Zurich, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen and CREMA
Jana Gallus, University of Zurich
13:30-14:00 A comparative study on happiness and inequality : five countries' case
Toshiaki Tachibanaki, Doshisha University
Sayaka Sakoda, Doshisha University
14:00-14:30 Happiness, social cohesion and income inequalities in Britain and Japan
Dimitris Ballas, The University of Sheffield
Danny Dorling, University of Oxford
Tomoki Nakaya, Ritsumeikan University
Helena Tunstall, University of Edinburgh
Kazumasa Hanaoka, Tohoku University
Tomoya Hanibuchi, Chukyo University
14:30-15:30 Coffee Break
Session3 Chair: Seiichi Kondo, Doshisha University
15:30-16:00 Impact of the arts and culture on happiness--Beyond methodological issues
Nobuko Kawashima, Doshisha University
16:00-16:30 Observing unobserved effect heterogeneity: The importance of domain importance for happiness economics
Tim Tiefenbach, German Institute for Japanese Studies
Florian Kohlbacher, German Institute for Japanese Studies
16:30-17:00 Anticipation of Life Satisfaction before Emigration
-Evidence from German Panel Data
Marcel Erlinghagen, University of Duisburg-Essen


Friday, 17 October

Session4 Chair: Toshiaki Tachibanaki, Doshisha University
10:00-10:30 Accessing Suicidal Ideation from Responses to Queries on Subjective Well-Being
Susumu Kuwahara, Japan Center for Economic Research and ESRI
Teruyuki Tamura, Sophia University
Akiko Kamesaka, Aoyama Gakuin University and ESRI
Toshiya Murai, Kyoto University
10:30-11:00 Induced Transnational Preference Change: Fukushima and Nuclear Power in Europe
Heinz Welsch, University of Oldenburg
Philipp Biermann, University of Oldenburg
11:00-11:30 Effects of Paid and Unpaid Overtime Work on Stress, Earnings, and Happiness
Akira Kawaguchi, Doshisha University
Takato Kasai, Doshisha University
(Editorial Committee Meeting :Editors only)
Session5 Chair: Bruno Frey, University of Zurich, Zeppelin University Friedrichshafen and CREMA
13:15-13:45 Dislike of inequalities, social beliefs, social mobility, and attitudes to redistribution A comparison between the United States, France, and Japan
Sebastien Lechevalier, EHESS
Maria Roubtsova, ENS Cachan and Paris-13 university
13:45-14:15 Raising wellbeing through economic policy reform: Issues of political entrepreneurship and communication
Werner Pascha, University of Duisburg-Essen
14:15-14:45 An overview of intertemporal measures of individual well-being: Do they explain life satisfaction better?
Conchita D'Ambrosio, University of Luxembourg
14:45-15:30 Coffee Break
Session6 Chair:Werner Pascha, University of Duisburg-Essen
15:30-16:00 Happiness and Employment Status
Tadashi Yagi, Doshisha University
Katsuhiko Yonezaki, Doshisha University
Kunio Urakawa, Kyushu University
16:00-16:30 Can Work-Life Balance Policies Foster Happiness within the Family?
A Comparison of New versus Old Family Arrangements
Álvaro Martínez-Pérez, The University of Sheffield
16:30-17:00 The Impact of Employment System on Feeling of Happiness in Germany and Japan
Toshiyuki Shirakawa, Doshisha University