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Stuff: ‘Emergency’ funds can make people happy

A study co-authored by Joe Gladstone, PhD candidate at Cambridge Judge Business School, found that having an emergency fund makes people feel happier. "Individuals who have ample cash available to them as a buffer may feel more secure in their…

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New York Magazine: Why you feel richer or poorer than you really are

A study co-authored by Joe Gladstone, PhD candidate at Cambridge Judge Business School, is featured in an article looking at whether money can make people feel happier. The researchers have asked one of the UK’s bank to email financial survey…

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CNBC: Can money make us feel happier?

A paper co-authored at Cambridge Judge Business School finds that greater financial well-being makes people feel better. The paper analysed bank account data for nearly 600 Britons against their reported levels of happiness. Co-author Joe Gladstone, a PhD Candidate at…

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Forbes 30 Under 30

Cambridge Judge PhD candidate named in Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe Finance listing. The members of this year’s 30 Under 30 Europe list were chosen from over 1,000 online nominations and research by a team of reporters at Forbes and…

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Elle: Is our pursuit of happiness getting in the way of our long term wellbeing?

Natasha Bird looks at the concept of happiness and what makes us happier. A study on happiness co-authored by Joe Gladstone and David Stillwell from Cambridge Judge and Sandra Matz from the University of Cambridge’s Psychology Department is mentioned in…

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Forbes: 30 under 30: Europe – Finance

Cambridge Judge Business School PhD candidate Joe Gladstone has been named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe Finance List 2017, an annual list that selects young “stars” who help shape the world of finance. Read the full article [forbes.com]  …

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The Wall Street Journal: The more cash people have, the happier they are

WSJ interview with Joe Gladstone, a PhD researcher at Cambridge Judge Business School, about research into money and happiness. Joe co-authored a study that found having more money in their bank account makes people happy. Another study shows that spending…

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Cambridge Business Magazine: Study points to ‘happier’ e-commerce results

Money really can buy happiness when spending fits our personality, finds a pioneering “big data” study based on nearly 77,000 actual UK bank spending transactions co-authored by Cambridge Judge’s David Stillwell, along with Joe Gladstone and Sandra Matz. The three…

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World Economic Forum: Can money buy you happiness? It depends on how you spend it

Money can buy happiness when spending fits our personality, finds study by University of Cambridge researchers based on 77,000 real bank spending transactions. People who spent more money on purchases which matched their personality were happier, found the study co-authored…

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The Washington Post: Money can buy happiness – if you know how to use it

A new study from University of Cambridge looked at almost 77,000 transactions of 625 participants and found that people who spent more on purchases that matched their personality were happiest. The study was co-authored by Cambridge Judge’s Joe Gladstone and…

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