Journal article

Subjective wellbeing: why weather matters

John Feddersen, Robert Metcalfe, Mark Wooden

Journal of the Royal Statistical Society: Series A (Statistics in Society) | WILEY | Published : 2016


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

Without implication, we thank Jonathan Colmer, Paul Dolan, Greer Gosnell, Cameron Hepburn, George Kavetsos, Richard Lucas, Peter Neary, Andrew Oswald, Alois Stutzer and numerous seminar participants for helpful comments. Markus Hahn and Ning Li provided excellent research assistance. This paper uses unit record data from the HILDA Survey (release 9.0). The HILDA project was initiated and is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services and is managed by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research (Melbourne Institute). Details of how to obtain the data can be found at The findings and views reported in this paper, however, are those of the authors and should not be attributed to either the Department of Social Services or the Melbourne Institute. The computer code that generated results is available on request from Feddersen. The research that is reported on in this paper has been supported, in part, by an Australian Research Council discovery grant (DP1095497).