Recent Publications

Helliwell, John F. and Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh. Measuring and Understanding Subjective Well-Being. Canadian Journal of Economics, Vol. 43, Issue 3, pp. 729-753, August 2010.

Helliwell, John F. It's time for Canadians to stand up for the census. Vancouver Sun July 23, 2010.

Diener, Ed, John F. Helliwell and Daniel Kahneman. (Ed.) International Differences in Well-Being. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.

Helliwell John F., Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh, Anthony Harris, and Haifang Huang. International evidence on the social context of well-being. Book chapter in "International Differences in Well-Being", edited by Diener, Helliwell, Kahneman, Oxford University Press, 2010. A version is available as NBER working paper 14720 and appendix.

Helliwell, John F. and Haifang HuangHow's the Job? Well-Being and Social Capital in the Workplace. Industrial & Labor Relations Review, Vol. 63, No. 2, article 2.

Diener, Ed, Richard Lucas, Uli Schimmack, and John F. HelliwellWell-Being for Public Policy. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Helliwell, John. F, Haifang Huang and Robert D. Putnam. How's the job? Are Trust and Social Capital Neglected Workplace Investments? A chapter in Social Capital Reaching Out, Reaching In, edited by Viva Ona and James H. Davis, 2009.

Helliwell, John F. and Haifang HuangHow's Your Government? International Evidence Linking Good Government and Well-Being. British Journal of Political Science, Vol. 38, pp 595-619.

Helliwell, John F. and Robert PutnamEducation and social capital. Eastern Economic Journal, Vol. 33, No. 1.

Helliwell, John F., Stuart Soroka and Richard Johnston. Measuring and Modelling Interpersonal Trust. In Fiona Kay and Richard Johnston, eds., Diversity, Social Capital and the Welfare State, UBC Press, 2006.

Helliwell, John F. Well-Being and Social Capital: Does Suicide Pose a Puzzle? Social Indicators Research (2007) 81: 455-496; also NBER Working Paper 10896.

Helliwell, John F. and Robert PutnamThe Social Context of Well-Being. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London and in The Science of Well-Being. 2004.

Helliwell, John F. and Lawrence L. Schembri. Borders, Common Currencies, Trade and Welfare: What Can We Learn From the Evidence? Bank of Canada Review, Spring 2005.

Helliwell, John F. Demographic Changes and International Factor Mobility. In: Global Demographic Change: Economic Impacts and Policy Challenges. Symposium sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, August 26-28, 2004. Also NBER Working Paper 10945, December 2004.