2. International Workshop / Comparative Study on Happiness

International Workshop

Comparative Study on Happiness

24-25 FEBRUATY 2014

Workshop program in this PDF.
Presentations (PDF) are available in the table below.

Monday, February 24

Session1 Chair: Aki Tsuchiya, The University of Sheffield
10:00-10:35 Adaptation and the Easterlin Paradox
Andrew Clark, Paris School of Economics
10:35-11:10 Happiness in the Arts-International Evidence on Artist's Job Satisfaction
Lasse Steiner, University of Zurich
11:10-11:45 City Size and Happiness
Yoshio Itaba, Doshisha University
11:45-13:30 Lunch
Session2 Chair: Lasse Steiner, University of Zurich
13:30-14:05 Social mobility, social beliefs, and attitudes to redistribution A comparison between the United States, France, and Japan
Sebastien Lechevalier, L’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)
14:05-14:40 Happiness, social cohesion and income inequalities in Britain and Japan
Dimitris Ballas, The University of Sheffield
14:40-15:15 A comparative study on happiness and inequality : five countries' case
Toshiaki Tachibanaki, Doshisha University
Sayaka Sakoda, Doshisha University
15:15-16:00 Coffee Break
Session3 Chair: Victor Ginsburgh, European Center for Advanced Research on Economic and Statistics (ECARES)
16:00-16:35 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
16:35-17:10 The Effect of Changing Employment Status on Happiness
Tadashi Yagi, Doshisha University
Kunio Urakawa , Kyushu University
Special Session Chair: Chair: Akiko Kamesaka, Aoyama Gakuin University
17:10-17:30 Overview of ESRI's "Survey on Quality of Life" and "Arakawa Local Government Poll" on Gross Arakawa Happiness
Shiho Kawano, Economic and Social Research Institute, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
18:30 Gala Dinner


Tuesday, February 25

Session4 Chair: Toshiaki Tachibanaki, Doshisha University
10:00-10:35 An overview of intertemporal measures of individual well-being: Do they explain life satisfaction better?
Conchita D'Ambrosio, University of Luxembourg
10:35-11:10 Happiness, Wellbeing and the Role of Government: the case of the UK
Ian Bache, The University of Sheffield
11:10-11:45 Exploring experience and preference change, with special reference to emobility
Werner Pascha, University of Duisburg-Essen
11:45-13:30 Lunch
Session5 Chair: Sebastien Lechevalier, L’École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS)
13:30-14:05 Happiness, life satisfaction and migration
Marcel Erlinghagen, University of Duisburg-Essen
14:05-14:40 Activities in Neighborhood Associations in Japan: Discovering the Drivers of Procedural Utility
Tim Tiefenbach, German Institute for Japanese Studies
14:40-15:15 Cultural Policy for Social Inclusion
-Can the Arts and Culture Make People Happy?
Nobuko Kawashima, Doshisha University
15:15-16:00 Coffee Break
Session6 Chair: Nobuko Kawashima, Doshisha University
16:00-16:35 Do Workaholics Live a Happy Life?:Comparison of Japan, US and France
Akira Kawaguchi, Doshisha University
Takato Kasai, Doshisha University
16:35-17:10 The Optimal Employment System for Promoting Friendly Competition
Tadashi Yagi, Doshisha University
Katsuhiko Yonezaki, Doshisha University
17:30-18:00 Meeting of Editorial Committee (editors only)
18:30 Dinner