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Happiness and Consumption, buy, expend, purchase, use
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Authors Title / Source Year Boone, L.E. Personality and Innovative Buying Behavior.
Journal of Psychology, 1974, Vol. 86, 197 - 202
Sirgy, M.J. Materialism and quality of life.
Social Indicators Research, 1998, Vol. 43, 227 - 260
Gatersleben, B.C. Sustainable Household Metabolism and Quality of Life.
PhD Dissertation, University of Groningen, 2000, Kurt Lewin Dissertation Series 2000-6, Netherlands
Oropesa, R.S. Consumer Possessions, Consumer Passions, and Subjective Well-Being.
Sociological Forum, 1995, Vol. 10, 215 - 244
Ozawa, T.; Hofstetter, P. Use of Longitudinal Panel Data to Estimate the Effects of Adopting New Activities to Household Consumption Patterns and Happiness.
Proceedings, International Workshop on Driving Forces of and Barriers to Sustainable Consumption, University of Leeds, March 2004, UK, 88 - 97
MacDonald, M.; Douthitt, R.A. Consumption Theories and Consumers' Assessments of Subjective Well-Being.
The Journal of Consumers Affairs, 1992, Vol. 26, 243 - 266
Anand, P.; Hunter, G.; Smith, R. Capabilities and Well-Being: Evidence based on the Sen-Nussbaum Approach to Welfare.
Social Indicators Research, 2005, Vol. 74, 9 - 55
Frank, R.H. How not to Buy Happiness.
Daedalus, 2004, Spring, 69 - 79
VanBoven, L.; Gilovich, T. To Do or to Have? That is the Question.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2003, Vol. 85, 1193 - 1202
VanDenBroek, A. Meer Mens met Vitamine C. ( On Culture and Happiness).
Schnabel, P.; Ed.: "Veel Geluk in 2007", SCP, 2007, The Hague, Netherlands, 94 - 98
Desmeules, R. The Impact of Variety on Consumers Happiness: Marketing and the Tyranny of Freedom.
Academy of Marketing Science Review, 2002, Vol. 12, 1 - 18
Kasser, T.; Sheldon, K.M. What Makes for a Merry Christmas?
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2002, Vol. 3, 313 - 329
Tatzel, M. The Art of Buying: Coming to Terms with Money and Materialism.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2003, Vol. 4, 405 - 435
Pugno, M. A Scitovskyan Model of Happiness and Unhappiness.
Paper, International Conference Policies for Happiness, 2007, Italy
Karmasin, H. Kauf dir ein Stück vom Glück. (Buy Yourself a Part of Happiness).
Hentschel, B.;Staupe, G.;Eds.; '' Glück. Welches Glück'', Carl Hensen verlag, 2008, München, Germany, 119 - 128
Veenhoven, R. Sustainable Consumption and Happiness.
Reddy, S.; Ed.;'Green Consumerism Approaches and Country Experiences', Icfai University Press, 2008, Hyderabad, India, 39 - 68.
Pelham, B.W. TV Ownership may be good for Well-Being.
The Gallup Poll/105850, 2008, Washington DC, USA.
Veenhoven, R. Findings on Happiness and Culture Arts and Sciences.
World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Finding report C11, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Printout 2009,
Veenhoven, R. Findings on Happiness and Nutrition.
World Database of Happiness, Collection of Correlational Findings, Finding report N10 Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Printout 2009,
Guillen-Royo, M. Consumption and Subjective Wellbeing: Exploring Basic Needs, Social Comparison, Social Integration and Hedonism in Peru.
Social Indicators Research, 2008, Vol. 89, 535 - 555
Diener, E.; Harter, J.K.; Ng, W. Wealth and Happiness across the World: Material Prosperity predicts Life Evaluation, Whereas Psychosocial Prosperity predicts Positive Feeling.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2010, Vol. 99, 52 - 61
Shyy, T.K.; Chhetri, P.; Stimson, R. Mapping Quality of Life in the South East Queensland Region with a Web-Based Application.
Journal of Spatial Science, 2007, Vol. 52, 13 - 22
Chhetri, P.; Khan, A.; Stimson, R. Why Bother to ''Downshift''? The Characteristics and Satisfaction of Downshifters in the Brisbane- South East Queensland Region, Australia.
Journal of Population Research, 2009, Vol. 26, 57 - 64
Hofstetter, P.; Madjar, M.; Ozawa, T. Happiness and Sustainable Consumption. Psychological and Physical Rebound Effects at Work in a Tool Sustainable Design.
The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 2006, Vol 11, 105 - 115
DenUyl, D.; Rasmussen, D.B. Smith on Economic Happiness: Rejoinder to Denis C. Rasmussen.
Reason Papers 33, 2011, 102 - 106
DenUyl, D.; Rasmussen, D.B. Adam Smith and Economic Happiness.
Reason Papers32, 2010, 29 - 40
Rasmussen, D.C. Adam Smith on Commerce and Happiness: a Response to Den Uyl and Rasmussen.
Reason Papers 33, 2011, 95 - 101
Rasmussen, D.C. Does 'Bettering our Condition' really makes us better off? Adam Smith on Progress and Happiness.
The American Political Science Review, 2006, Vol. 100, 309 - 318
Farage, M.A.; Hanseman, D.; Nusair, T.L. The Farage Quality of Life Measure for Consumer Products: Development and Initial Implementation.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2010, Vol. 5, 1 - 25
DeLeire, T.; Kalil, A. Does Consumption buy Happiness? Evidence from the United States.
International Review of Economics, 2010, Vol. 57, 163 - 176
Hajek, A. Der Einfluss von Armut und Reichtum auf die Lebenszufriedenheit. (The Influence of Poverty and Wealth on Satisfaction of Life.)
PhD Thesis, Leuphana University, 2012, Lüneburg, Germany
Sabatini, F. Can a Click buy a Little Happiness? The Impact of Business-to-Consumer E-Commerce on Subjective Well-Being.
MPRA Paper no. 32393, 2011, München, Germany
Mogilner, C.; Aaker, J.; Kamvar, S. How Happiness impacts Choice.
Journal of Consumer Research, 2012, Vol. 39, 429 - 443
Linssen, R.; Kempen, L.; Kraaykamp, G Subjective Well Being in Rural India: The Curse of Conspicuous Consumption.
Social Indicators Research, 2011, Vol. 101, 57-72
Farber, D.A. Law, Sustainability, and the Pursuit of Happiness.
Working Paper presented at Berkeley Program in Law and Economics, 2011, University of California at Berkley, USA
Ahuvia, A.C.; Friedman, C. Income, Consumption, and Subjective Well-Being: Toward a Composite Macromarketing Model.
Journal of Macromarketing, 1998, Vol 18, No2, 153 - 168
Knies, G. Life Satisfaction and Material Well-Being of Young People in the UK.
McFall, S.L.;et al;Eds.; ''Understanding Society'', Institute for Social, and Economic Research, 2011, University of Essex, 2011, UK, 16 - 22
Hudders, L.; Pandelaere, M. The Silver Lining of Materialism: The Impact of Luxury Consumption on Subjective Well-Being.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2012, Vol. 13, 411 - 437
Hofstetter, P.; Madjar, M. Linking Change in Happiness, Time Use, Sustainable Consumption, and Environmental Impacts. An Attempt to Understand Time-Rebound Effects.
Final Report, Büro für Analyse & Oekologie, 2003, Zürich, Switzerland
Stutzer, A.; Frey, B.S. What Happiness Research can Tell Us about Self-Control Problems and Utility Misprediction.
Frey, B.S.; Stutzer, A.; Eds.: " Economics and Psychology", MIT Press, 2007, Cambridge, USA, 169 - 195
Guillen-Royo, M.; Velazco, J. Happy Villages and Unhappy Slums? Understanding Happiness Determinants in Peru.
Selin, H.; Davey, G; Eds.: "Happiness Across Cultures. Views of Happiness and Quality of Life in Non-Western Cultures Across Cultures. The History of Non-Western Science 6.", Springer, 2012, New York, USA, 253 - 270
Noll, H.H.; Weick, S. Lebenszufriedenheit steigt mit der Höhe der Konsumausgaben. (Life Satisfaction rises with Expenditures for Consumption).
ISI, 2014, Vol. 51, 1 - 6
Kaun, D.E. Income and Happiness: Earning and Spending as Sources of Discontent.
The Journal of Socio-Economics, 2005, Vol. 34, 161 - 177
Xiao, J.J.; Li, H. Sustainable Consumption and Life Satisfaction.
Social Indicators Research, 2011, Vol. 104, 323 -329
Hassenzahl, M.; Diefenbach, S.; Eckoldt, K. Designing Moments of Meaning and Pleasure, Experience Design and Happiness
International Journal of Design, 2013, Vol. 7, 21
Saaksjarvi, M.; Hellén, K. How Designers and Marketers Can Work Together to Support Consumers' Happiness.
International Journal of Design, 2013, Vol. 7, 33
Desmet, P.; Pohlmeyer, A.E. Positive Design: An Introduction to Design for Subjective Well-Being.
International Journal of Design, 2013, Vol. 7, 5
Ahuvia, A.C.; Izberk-Bilgin, E. Well-Being in Consumer Societies.
David, S. A.; Boniwell, I.; Ayers, A. C.; Eds: "The Oxford Handbook of Happiness", Oxford University Press, 2013, Oxford, UK, 482 - 497
Patterson, L.; Biswas-Diener, R. Consuming Happiness.
Brey, P.; Briggle, A.; Spence, E.; Eds: "The Good Life in a Technical Age", Routledge, 2012, NY, USA, 147 - 156
Forgas, J.P.; Ciarrochi, J.V. On Being Happy and Possessive: The Interactive Effects of Mood and Personality on Consumer Judgments.
Journal of Psychology & Marketing, 2001, Vol. 18, 239 - 260
Hinks, T.; Davies, S. Life Satisfaction in Malawi and the Importance of Relative Consumption, Polygamy and Religion.
Journal of International Development, 2008, Vol. 20, 888 - 904
Hsee, C.K.; Tang, C.S.; Xu, F. Two Recommendations on the Pursuit of Happiness.
The Journal of Legal Studies, 2008, Vol. 37, 115 - 132
Nicolao, L.; Goodman, J.K.; Irwin, J.R. Happiness for Sale: Do Experiential Purchases Make Consumers Happier than Material Purchases?
Journal of Consumer Research, 2009, Vol. 36, 188 - 198
Pugno, M. Scitovsky and the Income-Happiness Paradox.
DDSE Working Paper, 2011, no. 7, Cassino, Italy
Akay, A.; Bargain, O.; Dolls, Income, Taxes and Happiness.
IZA Conference Paper, 2012, 1-31, Bonn, Germany
Kumar, A.; Gilovich, T.; Killingsworth, M.A. Waiting for Merlot: Anticipatory Consumption of Experiential and Material Purchases.
Psychological Science Published Online, 2014.
Stanca, L.; Veenhoven, R. Consumption and Happiness: An Introduction.
International Review of Economics, 2015, Vol. 62, 91 - 99
Dumludag, D Consumption and Life Satisfaction at Different Levels of economic development
International Review of Economics, 2015, Vol. 62, 163 - 182
Gökdemir, O. Consumption, Savings and Life Satisfaction: the Turkish Case
International Review of Economics, 2015, Vol. 62, 183 - 196
Zhang, J.; Xiong, Y. Effects of Multifaceted Consumption on Happiness in Life: a Case Study in Japan based on an Integrated Approach
International Review of Economics, 2015, Vol. 62, 143 - 162
Noll, H.H.; Weick, S. Consumption Expenditures and Subjective Well-Being: Empirical Evidence from Germany
International Review of Economics, 2015, Vol. 62, 101 - 119
Ayerakwa, H.M; Akoto, I.O.; Osei, R.D. Poverty and Happiness An Examination of the Factors Influencing Happiness among the Extreme Poor in Rural Ghana.
WIDER Working Paper, 2015, No. 034, 1 - 15, Ghana
House, J.; DeVoe, S E; Zhong, C.B. Too Impatient to Smell the Roses: Exposure to Fast Food Impedes Happiness.
Social Psychological and Personality Science 2014, Vol. 5, 534 - 541
Wang, H.; Cheng, Z.; Smyth, R. Does Consuming More Make You Happier? Evidence from Chinese Panel Data.
Monash DOE Working Paper, 2015, No. 29, 1 - 26
Hudders, L.; Pandelaere, M. Is Having a Taste of Luxury a good Idea? How Use vs Ownership of luxury Products affects Satisfaction with Life.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2015, Vol. 10, 253 - 262
Perez-Truglia, R. A Test of the Conspicuous-Consumption Model using Subjective Well-Being Data.
Harvard University, Microsoft Research, 2013, Working Paper 2011, 1 - 21
Chancellor, J.; Lyubomirsky, S. Happiness and Thrift: When (spending) Less is (hedonically) More.
Journal of Consumer Psychology, 2011, Vol. 21, 131 - 138
VanHoorn, A.A.; Senturk, E. Consumer Capital as the Source of Happiness: The Missing Economic Theory Underlying the Income-Happiness Paradox.
NICE Working Paper, 2012, Vol. 108, 1 - 22
Yu, Y.; Jing, F.; Suardi, A. Impact of Material vs. Experiential Purchase Types on Happiness: The moderating Role of Self-discrepancy.
Journal of Consumer Behavior, 2016, Vol. 15, 571 - 579
Carver, T.; Grimes, A. Income or Consumption: Which Better Predicts Subjective Wellbeing?
Motu Working Paper, 2016, Vol. 12, 1 - 45
Masferrer-Dodas, E.; Reyes-Garcia, V.; Rico-Garcia, L. Consumption of Market Goods and Wellbeing in small-scale Societies: An Empirical Test among the Tsimane' in the Bolivian Amazon.
Ecological Economics, 2012, Vol. 84, 213 - 220
Cogoy, M. Enjoyment of Life, the Structure of Time and Economic Dynamics.
book: Handbook on the Economics of Happiness, Chapter 9, 170 - 184
Guillen-Royo, M. Well-Being and Consumption: Towards a Theoretical approach based on Human needs Satisfaction.
Book: Handbook of the Economics of Happiness, 2007, Chapter 8, 151 - 168
Burger, M.; Chiperi, F.; Kang, X.; Veenhoven, R. Happiness and Consumption; A Review of Research.
Working paper, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organization EHERO, 2015, Netherlands
Boyce, C.J.; Daly, M.; hounkpatin, H.O. Money May Buy Happiness, but Often So Little That It Doesn’t Matter.
Psychological Science, 2016, Vol. 1,1- 4 
Gunes, O. Physiconomics for the Identification of Relativistic Satisfaction.
Econstor Working Paper, 2016, No.10419, 1 - 21
Brockmann, H.; Yan, S. My Car is Bigger than Yours: Consumption, Status Competition, and Happiness in Times of Affluence
Eds.: Brockmann, H and Delhey, J. "Human Happiness and the Pursuit of Maximization", Springer Science+Business Media, 2013, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, Chapter 10
Guven, C. Reversing the Question: Does Happiness Affect Consumption and Savings Behavior?
SOEP paper Nr. 219, DIW Berlin, 2009
Matz, S.C.; Gladstone, J.J.; Stillwell, D Money Buys Happiness When Spending Fits Our Personality
Psychological Science, 2016, Vol. 27, 715 - 725
Zimmermann, S. Essays on Consumption Choice, Well-Being, and Pension Design.
PhD dissertation, 2014, Economics, University of Vienna, Austria
Cook, J.M.; Black, B.S.; Rabins, P.V. Life Satisfaction and Symptoms of Mental Disorder Among Older African American Public Housing Residents.
Journal of Clinical Geropsychology, 2000, Vol. 6, 1 - 15
Kekalainen, T.M.; Kokko, K.; Wilska, T.A. Leisure Consumption and well-Being among Older Adults: Does Age or Life Situation Matter?
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2017, Vol. 12, 671 - 691
Mogilner, C.; Whillans, A.V. Time, Money, and Subjective Well-Being.
NobaScholar, 2018,Diener, S. Oishi, & L. Tay (Eds.), Handbook of well-being, 1 - 17
Guthrie, K.; Sokolowsky, J. Characterising the Choice Environment: Feeling Constrained as an Impediment to Happiness.
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2013, Vol. 1, 261 - 273
Wu, F. An Examination of the Effects of Consumption Expenditures on Life Satisfaction Australia.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2020, Vol. 21, 2735 - 2771
Tu, Y.; Hsee, C.K. Hedonomics: On Subtle Yet Significant Determinants of Happiness.
In E. Diener, S. Oishi, & L. Tay (Eds.), "Handbook of well-being", 2018, DEF Publishers, Salt Lake City, United States of America, 1-12
Cui, Z. Happiness and Consumption: Evidence from China
International Review of Economic, 2018, Vol. 65, 40-419
Bögenhold, D.; Naz, F. Consumption and Life-Styles
Palgrave Macmilan Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2012, Cham, Switzerland
Diener, E.; Oishi, S.; Ryan, K. Universals and Cultural Differences in the Causes and Structure of Happiness: A Multilevel Review
Keyes C.L.M. (ed.): "Mental Well-Being: International Contributions to the Study of Positive Mental Health", 2013, Springer Science+Busines Media Dordrecht, Dordrecht, the Netherlands, 153 - 176
Aknin, L.B.; Hanniball, K.H.; Wiwad, D. Buying Well‐Being: Spending Behavior and Happiness
Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 2018, online, 1 - 12
Veenhoven, R.; Chiperi, F.; Kang, X. Happiness and Consumption. A review of Research
Working Paper, 2018, Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organization (EHERO), Nr. 2018/2, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
Neulinger, A.; Rado, M. The Impact of Household Life-cycle Stages on Subjective Well-being: Considering the Effect of Household Expenditures in Hungary
International Journal of Consumer Studies, 2018, Vol. 42, 16 - 26
Veenhoven, R.; Burger, M.; Chiperi, F.; Kang, J.H. Happiness and Consumption: A Research Synthesis Using an Online Finding Archive
SAGE Open, 2021, online, 1-21
Zhang, L.; Adique, A.; Sarkar, P.; Shenai, V. The Impact of Routine Skin Care on the Quality of Life
Cosmetics, 2020, Vol. 7, 1-13
Jaunky, V.C.; Jeetoo, J.; Rampersad, S. Happiness and Consumption in Mauritius: An Exploratory Study of Socio‑Economic Dimensions, Basic Needs, Luxuries and Personality Traits
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2020, Vol. 21, 2377-2403
Choung, Y.; Chatterjee, S.; Pak, T.Y. Consumption and Life Satisfaction: The Korean Evidence
International Journal of Consumer Studies, 2020, online, 1 -13
Bernini, C.; Emili, S.; Galli, F. Does Urbanization Matter in the Expenditure-Happiness Nexus?
Papers in Regional Science, 2021, Vol. 100, 1403 - 1428