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April 5th, 2003 - Open Knowledge — LiveJournal

Apr. 5th, 2003

01:29 pm - Draganfly

Transparent society, here we come. Remote controlled helicopter with video camera. Only a $1000.00 from RCTOYS.COM. Be sure to check out the videos. I wonder how long before the price drops as low as the RC-controlled mini-cars (Now selling for about $20.00).


06:58 pm - Does Marriage Make People Happy, Or Do Happy People Get Married?

http://www.iew.unizh.ch/home/stutzer/Stutzer_Frey_Marriage.pdf

Does Marriage Make People Happy, Or Do Happy People Get Married?
Alois Stutzer and Bruno S. Frey∗
University of Zurich
January 24, 2003
Abstract: This paper analyzes the causal relationships between marriage and subjective wellbeing in a longitudinal data set spanning 17 years. We find evidence that more happy singles opt
more likely for marriage and that there are large differences in the benefits from marriage between couples. Potential, as well as actual, division of labor seems to contribute to spouses’ well-being, especially for women and when there is a young family to raise. In contrast, large differences in the partners’ educational level have a negative effect on experienced life satisfaction.

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