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Professor Andrew Clark

BA(Hons), MSc, PhD


Andrew Clark holds a PhD from the London School of Economics. He is currently a CNRS Research Professor at the Paris School of Economics (PSE), and previously held posts at Dartmouth, Essex, CEPREMAP, DELTA, the OECD and the University of Orléans.

In addition to his Paris position, he is research associate at the London School of Economics, IZA (Bonn), Aarhus School of Business, and the Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis. He is on the Editorial Board of nine journals, and has acted as referee for over 130 different journals in Economics, Sociology, Psychology and Statistics.

Andrew is a member of a highly influential group of happiness economists that include Richard Layard, Bruno Frey, Bernard van Praag, and Andrew Oswald.

Research Interest(s)

Andrew’s research is focussed on the interface between psychology, sociology and economics in the broad area of social interactions and social learning. Citations to Andrew’s work will reveal a list of publications in top-ranked psychology and economics journals on topics that include hedonic adaptation and subjective wellbeing.

Recent Publications

Number of items: 49.


Clark, Andrew E. and Etilé, Fabrice (2011) Happy house: spousal weight and individual well-being. Journal of Health Economics, 30(5), pp. 1124-1136. ISSN (print) 0167-6296

Clark, Andrew E. and Milcent, Carine (2011) Public employment and political pressure: the case of French hospitals. Journal of Health Economics, 30(5), pp. 1103-1112. ISSN (print) 0167-6296

Clark, Andrew, Knabe, Andreas and Rätzel, Steffen (2010) Boon or bane? Others' unemployment, well-being and job insecurity. Labour Economics, 17(1), pp. 52-61. ISSN (print) 0927-5371

Clark, Andrew E., Masclet, David and Villeval, Marie Claire (2010) Effort and comparison income: experimental and survey evidence. Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 63(3), pp. 407-426. ISSN (print) 0019-7939

Clark, Andrew E. and Senik, Claudia (2010) Who compares to whom? The anatomy of income comparisons in Europe. The Economic Journal, 120(544), pp. 573-594. ISSN (print) 0013-0133

Clark, Andrew E., Westergård-Nielsen, Niels and Kristensen, Nicolai (2009) Economic satisfaction and income rank in small neighbourhoods. Journal of the European Economic Association, 7(2-3), pp. 519-527. ISSN (print) 1542-4766

Clark, Andrew E., Kristensen, Nicolai and Westergård-Nielsen, Niels (2009) Job satisfaction and co-worker wages: status or signal? The Economic Journal, 119(536), pp. 430-447. ISSN (print) 0013-0133

Clark, Andrew and Postel-Vinay, Fabien (2009) Job security and job protection. Oxford Economic Papers, 61(2), pp. 207-239. ISSN (print) 0030-7653

Huppert, Felicia A., Marks, Nic, Clark, Andrew, Siegrist, Johannes, Stutzer, Alois, Vittersø, Joar and Wahrendorf, Morten (2009) Measuring well-being across Europe: description of the ESS well-being module and preliminary findings. Social Indicators Research, 91(3), pp. 301-315. ISSN (print) 0303-8300

Clark, Andrew, Knabe, Andreas and Rätzel, Steffen (2009) Unemployment as a social norm in Germany. Schmollers Jahrbuch, 129(2), pp. 251-260. ISSN (print) 1439-121X

Clark, Andrew E., Diener, Ed, Georgellis, Yannis and Lucas, Richard E. (2008) Lags and leads in life satisfaction: a test of the baseline hypothesis. The Economic Journal, 118(529), F222-F243. ISSN (print) 0013-0133

Clark, Andrew, Colombier, Nathalie and Masclet, David (2008) Never the same after the first time: the satisfaction of the second-generation self-employed. International Journal of Manpower, 29(7), pp. 591-609. ISSN (print) 0143-7720

Clark, Andrew E., Frijters, Paul and Shields, Michael A. (2008) Relative income, happiness, and utility: an explanation for the Easterlin paradox and other puzzles. Journal of Economic Literature, 46(1), pp. 95-144. ISSN (print) 0022-0515

Clark, Andrew E. and Vicard, Augustin (2007) Conditions de collecte et santé auto-déclarée: une analyse sur données européennes. Economie et statistique(403), pp. 143-163. ISSN (print) 0336-1454

Clark, Andrew E. and Lohéac, Youenn (2007) “It wasn’t me, it was them!” Social influence in risky behavior by adolescents. Journal of Health Economics, 26(4), pp. 763-784. ISSN (print) 0167-6296

Brunet, Carole, Clark, Andrew and Lesueur, Jean-Yves (2007) Statut résidentiel et durée de chômage en France et au Royaume-Uni. Revue française d'économie, 22(2), pp. 165-190. ISSN (print) 0769-0479

Lucas, Richard E. and Clark, Andrew E. (2006) Do people really adapt to marriage? Journal of Happiness Studies, 7(4), pp. 405-426. ISSN (print) 1389-4978

Clark, Andrew E. and Etilé, Fabrice (2006) Don’t give up on me baby: spousal correlation in smoking behaviour. Journal of Health Economics, 25(5), pp. 958-978. ISSN (print) 0167-6296

Clark, Andrew, Masclet, David and Villeval, Marie-Claire (2006) Effort, revenu et rang: une étude expérimentale. Revue économique, 57(3), pp. 635-643. ISSN (print) 0035-2764

Clark, Andrew and Etilé, Fabrice (2006) Health changes and smoking: an economic analysis. Substance Use & Misuse, 41(4), pp. 427-451. ISSN (print) 1082-6084

Clark, Andrew (2006) A note on unhappiness and unemployment duration. Applied Economics Quarterly, 52(4), pp. 291-308. ISSN (print) 1611-6607

Clark, Andrew E. and Senik, Claudia (2006) The (unexpected) structure of “rents” on the French and British labour markets. Journal of Socio-Economics, 35(2), pp. 180-196. ISSN (print) 1053-5357

Clark, Andrew, Etile, Fabrice, Postel-Vinay, Fabien, Senik, Claudia and Van der Straeten, Karine (2005) Heterogeneity in reported well-being: evidence from twelve European countries. The Economic Journal, 115(502), C118-C132. ISSN (print) 0013-0133

Clark, Andrew E. (2005) Your money or your life: changing job quality in OECD countries. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 43(3), pp. 377-400. ISSN (print) 0007-1080

Clark, Andrew, Couprie, Hélène and Sofer, Catherine (2004) La modélisation collective de l'offre de travail: mise en perspective et application aux données britanniques. Revue économique, 55(4), pp. 767-789. ISSN (print) 0035-2764

Lucas, Richard E., Clark, Andrew E., Georgellis, Yannis and Diener, Ed (2004) Unemployment alters the set point for life satisfaction. Psychological Science, 15(1), pp. 8-13. ISSN (print) 0956-7976

Lucas, Richard E., Clark, Andrew E., Georgellis, Yannis and Diener, Ed (2003) Reexamining adaptation and the set point model of happiness: reactions to changes in marital status. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84(3), pp. 527-539. ISSN (print) 0022-3514

Clark, Andrew E. (2003) Unemployment as a social norm: psychological evidence from panel data. Journal of Labor Economics, 21(2), pp. 323-351. ISSN (print) 0734-306X

Clark, Andrew and Etilé, Fabrice (2002) Do health changes affect smoking? Evidence from British panel data. Journal of Health Economics, 21(4), pp. 533-562. ISSN (print) 0167-6296

Clark, Andrew E. and Oswald, Andrew J. (2002) A simple statistical method for measuring how life events affect happiness. International Journal of Epidemiology, 31(6), pp. 1139-1144. ISSN (print) 0300-5771

Clark, Andrew E. (2001) Interactions in labour force status, as revealed by proxy utility data. Annales d'economie et de statistique, 63-64, pp. 21-37. ISSN (print) 0769-489X

Clark, Andrew, Georgellis, Yannis and Sanfey, Peter (2001) Scarring: the psychological impact of past unemployment. Economica, 68(270), pp. 221-241. ISSN (print) 0013-0427

Clark, Andrew and Maurel, Mathilde (2001) Well-being and wage arrears in Russian panel data. HSE Economic Journal, 5(2), pp. 179-193. ISSN (print) 1813-8691

Clark, Andrew E. (2001) What really matters in a job? Hedonic measurement using quit data. Labour Economics, 8(2), pp. 223-242. ISSN (print) 0927-5371

Clark, Andrew E. (2000) Utilité absolue ou utilité relative: état des lieux. Revue économique, 51(3), pp. 459-471. ISSN (print) 0035-2764

Clark, Andrew E. (1999) Are wages habit-forming? Evidence from micro data. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 39(2), pp. 179-200. ISSN (print) 0167-2681

Clark, Andrew E. and Oswald, Andrew J. (1998) Comparison-concave utility and following behaviour in social and economic settings. Journal of Public Economics, 70(1), pp. 133-155. ISSN (print) 0047-2727

Clark, Andrew, Georgellis, Yannis and Sanfey, Peter (1998) Job satisfaction, wage changes and quits: evidence from Germany. Research in Labor Economics, 17, pp. 95-121. ISSN (print) 0147-9121

Clark, Andrew E. (1997) Job satisfaction and gender: Why are women so happy at work? Labour Economics, 4(4), pp. 341-372. ISSN (print) 0927-5371

Clark, Andrew, Oswald, Andrew and Warr, Peter (1996) Is job satisfaction U-shaped in age? Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 69(1), pp. 57-81. ISSN (print) 0963-1798

Clark, Andrew E. (1996) Job satisfaction in Britain. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 34(2), pp. 189-217. ISSN (print) 0007-1080

Clark, Andrew E. and Oswald, Andrew J. (1996) Satisfaction and comparison income. Journal of Public Economics, 61(3), pp. 359-381. ISSN (print) 0047-2727

Clark, Andrew (1996) Women's wellbeing at work: the differing attitudes of men and women poses problems for policy. New Economy, 3(1), pp. 25-28. ISSN (print) 1070-3535

Clark, Andrew (1995) L'utilité est-elle relative ? Analyse à l'aide de données sur les ménages. Économie & Prévision, 121(5), pp. 151-164. ISSN (print) 0249-4744

Clark, Andrew E. and Oswald, Andrew J. (1994) Unhappiness and unemployment. The Economic Journal, 104(424), pp. 648-659. ISSN (print) 0013-0133

Clark, Andrew (1993) Adding up the pros and cons of legalization. International Journal of Drug Policy, 4(3), pp. 116-121. ISSN (print) 0955-3959

Book Section

Clark, Andrew and Senik, Claudia (2008) La croissance rend-elle heureux? La réponse des données subjectives. In: Askenazy, Philippe and Cohen, Daniel, (eds.) 27 questions d'economie contemporaine. Economiques 1. Paris, France : Albin Michel. ISBN 9782226179098

Clark, Andrew (2005) What makes a good job? Evidence from OECD countries. In: Bazen, Stephen , Lucifora, Claudio and Salverda, Wiemer, (eds.) Job quality and employer behaviour. Basingstoke, U.K. : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 11-30. ISBN 9781403947949

Clark, Andrew, Dex, Shirley, Perren, Kim, Rose, David and Taylor, Mark (1994) Changes in economic activity. In: Buck, N. , Gershuny, J. , Rose, D. and Scott, J., (eds.) Changing households: the British Household Panel survey 1990-1992. Colchester, U.K. : ESRC Research Centre Press. ISBN 1858711029

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