irrationality

Publication date: 24 Apr 2018 | Publication type: NIESR Discussion Paper | Authors: Dolton, P | External authors: MacKerron, G | JEL classification: D23, D03, Z20 | NIESR discussion paper number: 493
Football is the national sport of most of the planet. This paper examines how happy the outcomes of football matches make us. We calibrate these results relative to other activities and estimate the dynamic effects these exogenous events have on our utility over time. We find that football – on...