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
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
Chekola (Mark) (prof. dr.)University of Minnesota, USA, Dpt. of PhilosophyBibliography of Happiness,
section Philosophy of Happiness
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
Mandich (Gilian) dr. International Happiness Institute of Health Science Research, Toronto, Canada Happiness in Canada 2021-2025
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 State University, UzbekistanHappiness of Housewives2021-2025
Rossi (Maximo) (dr)Republican University of UruguayHappiness in Latin America2018-2022
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
Tadic (Maja) (dr.)Pilar Institute, Zagreb, CroatiaHappiness in Croatia2018-2022
Tambyah (Siok Kuan) (dr.)
Tan (So Jiuan) (dr.)
National University of Singapore, SingaporeHappiness in Singapore2018-2022
Paul ThomasEconomist, IndiaHappiness and Modernity2020-2024
Vargas (Hector) (dr.)Talca University, ChileHappiness in Chile2018-2022
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
Zabo (Virag)Eötvös Loránd University, HungaryHappiness and mental disorders2023-2027

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