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Longer-term Consequences of the Great Recession on the Lives of Europeans

Agar Brugiavini and Guglielmo Weber

Abstract

The great recession is changing the way many people live and the way they perceive their prospects for the near and more distant future. Its longer-term consequences will not be known for some time, but something can be learned from the scars left on individuals and households who experienced financial hardship episodes in a more or less recent past. This volume is the first to use innovative survey data on the lives of Europeans to investigate the long-term impact of financial hardship on earnings, standards of living, and health. The data provide a detailed account of the key events that hav ... More

Keywords: Business cycles, income distribution, household welfare, socio-economic situation and health, scarring effects of recessions

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780198708711
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198708711.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Agar Brugiavini, editor
Professor in Economics, Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Guglielmo Weber, editor
Professor in Econometrics, University of Padua

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Introduction

Agar Brugiavini, and Guglielmo Weber

1 Anatomy of Financial Hardship

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4 Conclusions

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End Matter