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Bibliographic Subjects » CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS » Behavioral correlates of happiness » Happiness and Work » Kind of work » Unpaid work » Voluntary work

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CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS Behavioral correlates of happiness Happiness and Work Kind of work Unpaid work Voluntary work
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Voluntary work, unpaid work, volunteer, honorary
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Bond, J.B. Voluntarism and Life Satisfaction among Older Adults.
Canadian Counselor, 1982, Vol. 16, 168 - 172
Gerard, D. Values and Voluntary Work.
Abrams, M.; et al.;Eds.: "Values and Social Change in Britain", McMillan, 1985, London, UK, 201 - 226
Gerard, D. What Makes a Volunteer?
New Society, 1985, Vol. 74, 236 - 238
Hilpert, F.P. The Relationship of Status Crystallization, Orientation to Interaction, and Social Disengagement to Specific Satisfactions of Aged Community Volunteers.
Unpublished PhD Dissertation, University of Oregon, 1972, USA
Hunter, K.I.; Linn, M.W. Psycho-Social Differences between Elderly Volunteers and Non-Volunteers.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1980/81, Vol. 12, 205 - 213
McLaughlin, F.H. Voluntarism and Life-Satisfaction: A Test of the Activity Theory with a National Sample of Older Americans.
Dissertation, Pennsylvania State University, 1984, USA
Pollack, M.M. The General Well-Being of Caregivers of Older Persons with Dementing Illness.
PhD Dissertation, University of Maryland, 1983, USA
Pina, D.L.; Bengtson, V.L. The Division of Household Labor and Wives' Happiness: Ideology, Employment, and Perceptions of Support.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1993, Vol. 55, 901 - 912
Meier, S.; Stutzer, A. Is Volunteering Rewarding in Itself?
Economica, 2008, Vol. 75, 39 - 59
Baker, L.A.; Burr, J.A.; Cahalin, L.P.; Gerst, K. Productive Activities and Subjective Well-Being among Older Adults: The Influence of Number of Activities and Time Commitment.
Social Indicators Research, 2005, Vol. 73, 431 - 458
Engelbrecht, H.J. Happiness and the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence.
Paper presented to the IAREP-SABE congress 2006, Paris, France,
Della Giusta, M.; Jewell, S.; King, Z. Time Packages and Their Effect on Life Satisfaction.
Paper 084, Henley Business School, University of Reading, 2010, UK
Frey, B.S. Happiness. A Revolution in Economics.
Munich Lectures in Economics, MIT Press, 2008, Cambridge, USA
Kroll, C. Volunteering, Happiness, and the ' Motherhood Penalty'.
Paper presented at the ' Volunteering Counts' Conference, 2010, Manchester, UK
Mellor, D.J.; Hayashi, Y.; Stokes, M.A. Volunteering and its Relationship with Personal and Neighbourhood Well-Being.
Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 2009, Vol.38, 144 - 159
Windsor, T.D.; Anstey, K.J.; Rodgers, B. Volunteering and Psychological Well-Being among Young-Old Adults: How much is to Much?
The Gerontologist, 2008, Vol. 48, 59 - 70
Binder, M.; Freytag, A. Volunteering, Happiness and Public Policy.
Jena Economic Research Papers no. 2012-013, 2012, Jena, Germany
Haski-Leventhal, D. Elderly Volunteering and Well-Being: A Cross-European Comparison Based on SHARE Data
Voluntas, 2009, Vol. 20: 388-404
Kim, J.H. Productive Activity and Life Satisfaction in Korean Elderly Women.
Journal of Women and Aging, 2013, Vol. 25, 80 - 96
VanWilligen, M. Differential Benefits of Volunteering across the Life Course.
Journal of Gerontology, 2000, vol. 55b,308 - 318
Becchetti, L.; Conzo, P.; Corrado, L. Sociability, Altruism and Subjective Well-being.
Working Paper no. 49, Fondazione Italiana Accenture, 2013, Milan, Italy
Wu, A.M.; Tang, C.S.; Yan, E.C. Post-Retirement Voluntary Work and Psychological Functioning among Older Chinese in Hong Kong.
Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 2005, Vol. 20, 27 - 45
Kroll, C. Towards a Sociology of Happiness: The Case of an Age Perspective on the Social Context of Well-Being.
Working Paper April 2011. London School of Economics, 2011, London, UK
Dulin, P.L.; Gavala, J.; Stephens, C. Volunteering Predicts Happiness among Older Māori and non-Māori in the New Zealand Health, Work, and Retirement Longitudinal Study.
Aging & Mental Health, 2013, Vol. 16, 617 - 624
Greenfield, E.A.; Marks, N.F. Formal Volunteering as a Protective Factor for Older Adults’ Psychological Well-Being.
Journal of Gerontology: SOCIAL SCIENCES, 2004, Vol. 59B, 258 - 264
Gimenez-Nadal, J.I.; Molina, J.A. Voluntary Activities and Daily Happiness in the US.
IZA Discussion Paper, 2015, No. 8764, 1 39, Zaragoza, Spain
Matthews, B.; Baker, F.; Hann, D.M. Health Status and Life Satisfaction Among Breast Cancer Survivor Peer Support Volunteers.
Psycho-Oncology, 2002, Vol 11, 199 - 211
Wheeler, J.A.; Gorey, K.M.; Greenblatt, B. The beneficial Effects of Volunteering for older Volunteers and the People they serve: a Meta-analysis.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1998, Vol. 47, 69 - 79
Nikolova, M.; Graham, C. Employment, Late-life Work, Retirement, and Well-being in Europe and the United States.
IZA Journal of European Labor Studies, 2014, Vol. 5, 1 - 30
Binder, M. Volunteering and Life Satisfaction: A Closer Look at the Hypothesis that Volunteering more Strongly Benefits the Unhappy.
Applied Economics Letters, 2015, Vol. 22, 874 - 885
Binder, M. " . . Do it with joy!"... Subjective Well-Being Outcomes of Working in Non-Profit Organizations.
Papers on Economics and Evolution, 2015, No. 1503, 1 - 36
Kuskova, V. An Empirical Examination of the Relationship Between Life Satisfaction and Employee Volunteerism: A Longitudinal Analysis.
Kelley School of Business, Indiana University, Dissertation, 2011, 1 - 153
Borgonovi, F. Doing Well by doing Good. The Relationship between Formal Volunteering and Self-Reported Health and Happiness
Social Science & Medicine, 2006, Vol.66, 2321 - 2334
Kahana, E.; Bhatta, T.; Lovegreen, L.D. Altruism, Helping, and Volunteering: Pathways to Well-Being in Late Life.
Journal of Aging and Health, 2013, Vol. 25, 159 - 187
Fujiwara, D.; Mckinnon, E.; Oroyemi, P. Wellbeing and Civil Society. Estimating the Value of Volunteering using Subjective Wellbeing data.
Department of Work and Pensions, Working Paper, 2012, 1 - 15, London, Uk
Kuskova, V. An Empirical Examination of the Relationship between Life Satisfaction and Employee Volunteerism: A Longitudinal Analysis.
Pro Quest, 2011, Dissertation Publishing No. 3423620, 1 - 5
Suarez-Varela, M.; Gonzalez-Gomez, F.; Guardiola, J. Do Pro-environmental Behaviors and Awareness Contribute to Improve Subjective Well-being?
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2016, Vol. 11, 429 - 444
Armstrong, C; Devlin, R.A.; Seifi, F. Doing Good, Feeling Good: Causal Evidence from Canadian Volunteers.
Working Paper, Nr 1807e, 2018, University of Ottawa, Department of Economics, Faculty of Social Sciences, Ontario, Canada
Konrath, S.H. The Power of Philanthropy and Volunteering.
Huppert, F.A. And Cooper, C.L. "Interventions and Policies to Enhance Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guide", 2014, John Wiley & Sons, Chapter 11
Son, J.; Wilson, J. Volunteer Work and Hedonic, Eudemonic, and Social Well-Being
Sociological Forum, 2012, Vol. 27, 658-681
Whillans, A.V.; Chen, L.; Seider, S. Does Volunteering Improve Well-being?
Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology
Brown, K.M.; Hoye, R.; Nicholson, M. Self-Esteem, Self-Efficacy, and Social Connectedness as Mediators of the Relationship Between Volunteering and Well-Being
Journal of Social Service Research, 2012, Vol. 38,468-483
Becchetti, L.; Conzo, P.; Corrado, L. Sociability, Altruism and Well-being
Cambridge Journal of Economics, 2017, Vol. 41, 441 - 486
Grossman, M.R.; Gruenewald, T.L.; Wang, D. Variations in Daily Cognitive Affective States as a Function of Variations in Daily Generative Activity
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2019, Vol. 20, 19 - 34
Lawton, R.N.; Gramatki, I.; Watt, W. Happy Days. Does Volunteering Make Us Happier Or Is It That Happier People Volunteer?
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2021, Vol. 22, 599 - 624
Davila de Leon, C.; Diaz Morales, J.F. Voluntariado y Satisfacción Vital (Volunteerism and Life Satisfaction)
Intervención Psicosocial, 2005, Vol. 14, 81 - 94