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Research Fellow

Center for Research in Economics and Well-Being (CREW)

Faculty of Business and Economics

University of Basel

Peter-Merian-Weg 6

4002 Basel

reto.odermatt@unibas.ch

News

New publication: "Does the Dream of Home Ownership Rest upon Biased Beliefs? A Test Based on Predicted and Realized Life Satisfaction". (with Alois Stutzer) in the Journal of Happiness Studies.

Our paper on "All I have to do is dream? The role of aspirations in intergenerational mobility and well-being" (with Warn Lekfuangfu) got accepted by the European Economic Review.

Publication out now: "Are newly self-employed overly optimistic about their future well-being?" (with Nattavudh Powdthavee and Alois Stutzer) in the Journal of Behavioural and Experimental Economics.

Next spring I teach again behavioral economics and economics of well-being at the University of Basel and at the University of Lugano.