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Situation 1-7-2020

Prof. dr. Ruut Veenhoven
Erasmus University Rotterdam
PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
The Netherlands
Tel: (..31) 10 4082102
Fax: (..31) 10 4089098

Ruut is responsible for the development of the World Database of Happiness and use of the technique for research synthesis

Drs. Ivonne Buijt
Tel (..31) 10 4082059
Fax (..31) 10 4089098

Ivonne is responsible for keeping the database up to date and coordinates entry of new publications and research findings

Miranda Aldham-Breary (Msc)senior volunteerEnglish text editing2016
Ivonne Buijt (drs)researcherDirection, quality control2017
Leen Bomsenior volunteerStates of Nations data set2018
Martijn Burger (dr.)associate professorDirection and data analysis2013
Tineke DeJonge (dr.)senior volunteerInternational Happiness Scale Interval Study2011
Teije Euverman (dr)senior volunteerEntry of Correlational Findings, Statistics2018
Joop Muldersenior volunteerText processing, documentation1985
Bas Nagtegaalsenior volunteerEntry of Correlational Findings2018
Jan Ott (mr. dr.)researcherEntry of Correlational Findings, focus on government
Analysis of findings on happiness in nations, focus on quality of government
Piet Ouweneel (drs)senior volunteerEntry of Correlational Findings, data analysis1985
Fredrik Radema (ir.)senior volunteerIT2008
Jos Richters (ing)senior volunteerBibliography, IT2010
Peter Schouten (BA E)senior volunteerBibliography2011
Bob Sondermeijer (drs)senior volunteerBibliography2019
Frank VanderVlugt (ir.)senior volunteerEntry of Correlational Findings2009
Ruut Veenhoven (prof. dr.)emeritus professorSupervision, data analysis, method development1980
Ems Zuidgeest (MD)senior volunteeerBibliography2008

The new website was build with the help of Stephan Erdtmann from the Happiness Research Organization in Germany and a team of people working at the IT department of Erasmus University consisting of Phillip Brands, Ferry de Groot and Rebecca Rehorst.