The new (Latin) American dream, part 2

A man poses for a pictures, as he transport logs on his bull-cart to make charcoal at La Campanera village, Nicaragua, May 22, 2015.

A man poses for a pictures, as he transport logs on his bull-cart to make charcoal at La Campanera village, Nicaragua, May 22, 2015. Low-income Latin Americans hold more positive views about the role of hard work and the presence of equal opportunity than the U.S. poor. In yesterday’s blog we showed how health, wealth, and education influence these beliefs.

Middle age gloom, even in Latin America

But there is another factor at work too: age. There is a well-established U-shaped relation between age and life satisfaction , with the low point in the middle age years, and a […]