List of associated researchers

Colleague researchers from all over the world can take responsibility for a part of the World Database of Happiness. Currently the following colleagues are involved.

NameAffiliationResponsible for section onTerm (4 years)
Adriani (Yufi) (dr.)State Islamic University Jakarta, IndonesiaHappiness in Indonesia2020-2024
Agrawal (Shruti)Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, IndiaEffects of happiness on social bonds2021-2025
Akilli (Serkan) (dr.)Nuh Naci Yazgan University, Turkey
with Celic (Bekir)
Happiness and Public Policy2020-2024
Ang (Teck Hua)Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)Happiness in Singapore2023-2027
Ballas (Dimitris) (prof. dr.)University of Groningen, Netherlands
with: Rijnks (Richard), Konstantinis (Angelos), Ziogas (Thanasis). & Koeppen (Louise)
Happiness in Regions2022-2026
Bajaj (Badri) (dr.)Jaypee Institute for Information Technology, Noida, IndiaHappiness in India2020-2024
Barnard (Neil)North-West University, South AfricaHappiness in South Africa2022-2026
Betlehem Sisay (msc)Action for HappinessHappiness in Ethiopia2022-2026
Brule (Gael) (dr.)University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland)Happiness and Sustainability2020-2024
Buket Kanlioglu (Melodi) MscMarmora University, Istanbul, TurkeyHappiness in Turkey2020-2024
Dias (Paolo) (prof. dr.)Catholic University of Braga, Portugal
with Ana Costa
Happiness and School2020-2024
Elsas (Susanne) (dr.)State Institute for Family Research (ifb) at University of Bamberg, GermanyHappiness and single parenthood2021-2025
Gaucher (Renaud) (dr)Happiness and public spending2022-2026
Hu (Susan) prof. dr.National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
with Nuan-Ching Huang (Sunny) and Hsu (Jenny)
Happiness and retirement2020-2024
Hussain (Azhar) (dr.)Associate professor, Dpt of Social Sciences & Business, Roskilde University, DenmarkHappiness and income/poverty2021-2025
Jantsch (Antje) (dr.)Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO), GermanyHappiness and private wealth2018-2022
McGaha (Valerie) (prof. dr.) Oklahoma State University, USA
With Rodgers (Chloe)
Happiness and Stimulants 2021-2025
Morsey (Yomna) (dr.)Abu Dahbi University, Dubai
With Hesham (Yasmine)
Happiness and Meaning of Life2020-2024
Kamasaka (Akiko) (prof. dr.)Aoyama Gakuin University, JapanHappiness in Japan2016-2020
Mortazavi (Sajadeh)University of Teheran, IranHappiness and Sports2019-2023
Tlenchieyava (Shyryn)Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, KazakhstanHappiness in Kazakhstan2020-2024
Nurdinova (Shoirakhon) (dr.)Namangan Enginering-Construction Institute, UzbekistanHappiness of Housewives2021-2025
Salahodjaev (Rauf)
(prof. dr.)
ERGO Analytics. Tashkent State Economics University and AKFA University UzbekistanHappiness in Uzbekistan2021-2025
Samavati (Sahar)Tarbiat Modarres University, Teheran, Iran and and Delft Technical University NetherlandsHappiness and urban design2020-2024
Sharma (Nidhi) (dr.)Malaviya National Institute of Technology, JaipurHappiness in India2021-2025
Shirokanova (Anna) (dr.)Higher School of Economics, National Research University, St Petersburg, RussiaHappiness in Russia2022-2026
Sisay (Billy)Student of sociology at University of Addis Ababa, EthiopiaHappiness in Ethiopia2022-2066
Tadic (Maja) (dr.)Pilar Institute, Zagreb, CroatiaHappiness in Croatia2018-2022
Paul ThomasEconomist, IndiaHappiness and Modernity2020-2024
VanDongen (Daan-Max) (dr)Dpt of Public Health, University of Oxford, UKHappiness and Mental health2023-2027
Yahiiiaiev (Illia) (dr.)National Taras Shevchenko University of Kyiv, UkraineHappiness in Ukraine2022-2026
Ye (Maoliang) (dr.)Southern University of Science and Technology Shenzhen, ChinaHappiness and local democracy2022-2026

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