Workshop Institutions, Inequality and (Un)Happiness – Programme Overview

Venue: School of Slavonic and East European Studies – University College London
Date: 19 June 2023

Paper Session 1: InequalityChair: Elodie Douarin

Does Inequality Enhance Life Satisfaction? A Longitudinal Investigation
David Bartram (University of Leicester) – Discussant: Adeola Oyenubi

Gini who? An Empirical Study of the Relation between Perception of
Inequality and Life Satisfaction
– Daniele Marchesi (University of Groningen)
Discussant: Tomasz Mickiewicz

Paper Session 2: Subjective Wellbeing
Chair: Luca Andriani

The Coronavirus Crisis and Subjective Wellbeing in Britain – Lateef Akanni
(University of Strathclyde)
Discussant: Chiara Amini

Spatial Inequality, sub-regional Governance and Subjective Well-being: the
case of South Africa
– David Fadiran (University of Cape Town)
Discussant: Serena Merino

Paper Session 3: Gender and Culture
Chair: Randolph Bruno

Where Are Working Women Happier? Welfare State Policies and Female
employment across Europe – Effects on Subjective Well-Being
– Judit Kalman
(Corvinus University)
Discussant: Gerhard Schnyder

Women’s work and inequality in the institutional perspective– Anna
Zachorowska-Mazurkiewicz (Jagiellonian University)
Discussant: Elodie Douarin

The Origins of Culture – Carmine Guerriero (University of Bologna)
Discussant: Tomas Cvrcek

Roundtable Discussion:
Institutions, Inequality, and (Un-) Happiness – Key research issues and way

Chair: Gerhard Schnyder

Introduction: Luca Andriani, Elodie Douarin, Randolph Bruno and Gerhard
Open floor


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