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CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS Situational correlates of happiness Societal context: National setting Conditions for happiness in nations: how universal? Differences in conditions for happiness
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Differences in conditions for happiness, circumstances, contingences
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Authors Title / Source Year Etzion, D.; Kafry, D.; Pines, A. Tedium among Managers: A Cross-Cultural, American-Israeli Comparison.
Journal of Psychology & Judaism, 1982, Vol. 7, 30 - 41
Inglehart, R. Values, Objective Needs, and Subjective Satisfaction among Western Publics.
Comparative Political Studies, 1977, Vol. 9, 429 - 458
Michalos, A.C. Global Report on Student Well-Being Volume I: Life Satisfaction and Happiness.
Springer, 1991, New York, USA
Veenhoven, R. Conditions of Happiness.
Kluwer Academic, 1984 (reprint), Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Near, J.P.; Rechner, P.L. Cross-Cultural Variations in Predictors of Life Satisfaction: An Historical View of Differences among West European Countries.
Social Indicators Research, 1993, Vol. 29, 109 - 121
Diener, E.; Diener, M. Cross-Cultural Correlates of Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1995, Vol. 68, 653 - 663
Requena, F. Friendship and Subjective Well-Being in Spain: A Cross-National Comparison with the United States.
Social Indicators Research, 1995, Vol. 35, 271 - 288
Diener, E. Subjective Well-Being in Cross-Cultural Perspective.
Grad, H. et al (Eds).: "Proceedings of the 12th International Congress of Cross-Cultural Psychology", Swets & Zeitlinger, 1995, Netherlands
Veenhoven, R. Satisfaction and Social Position: Within Nation Differences, Compared Across Nations.
Saris, W.E.;et al;Eds.: "A Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe", Eötvös Universuty Press,1996, Hungary, 253 - 261
Saris, W.E.; Ferligoj, A. Life Satisfaction and Domain Satisfaction in 10 European Countries; Correlation at the Individual Level.
Saris, W.E.;et al;Eds.:"A Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe", Eötvös University Press,1996, Hungary, 275 - 280
Okma, P.; Veenhoven, R. Is Langer Leven nog wel Leuk? Levensvoldoening van Hoog-Bejaarden in 8 EU-Landen. (Is a Long Life also Fun? Life-Satisfaction of the Very Old in 8 EU Countries).
Sociale Wetenschappen, 1999, Vol. 42, 38 - 62
Kousha, M.; Mohseni, N. Are Iranians Happy? A Comparative Study between Iran and the United States.
Social Indicators Research, 2000, Vol. 52, 259 - 289
Lucas, R.E.; Gohm, C.L. Age and Sex Differences in Subjective Well-Being across Cultures.
Diener, E.; Suh, E.M.; Eds.: "Culture and Subjective Well-Being", MIT Press, 2000, Cambridge USA, 291 - 317
Staudinger, U.M.; Baltes, P.B.; Fleeson, W. Predictors of Subjective Physical Health and Global Well-Being: Similarities and Differences Between the United States and Germany.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1999, Vol. 76, 305 - 319
Matheny, K.B.; Aysan, F.; Curlette, W.L.; Gfroerer, C.A.; Hamarat, E.; Herrington, A.; Thompson, D. Coping Resources, Perceived Stress, and Life Satisfaction among Turkish and American University Students.
International Journal of Stress Management, 2002, Vol. 9, 81 - 97
Alesina, A.; DiTella, R.; MacCulloch, R.J. Inequality and Happiness: Are Europeans and Americans Different?
Journal of Public Economics, 2004, Vol. 88, 2009 - 2042
Hayo, B. Happiness in Transition: An Empirical Study on Eastern Europe.
Economic Systems, 2007, Vol. 31, 204 - 222
Smith, K. Individual Welfare in the Soviet Union.
Social Indicators Research, 2003, Vol. 64, 75 - 105
Delhey, J. Sozialer Zusammenhang in europäischen Gesellschaften. (Social Coherence in European Societies).
Statistisches Bundesamt:Ed.; "Data Report 2002", Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Band 376, 2002, Bonn, Germany, 624 - 631.
Diener, E.; Lucas, R.E.; Oishi, S. Personality, Culture and Subjective Well-Being: Emotional and Cognitive Evaluations of Life.
Annual Revue of Psychology, 2003, Vol. 54, 403 - 425
Liao, P.S.; Fu, Y.C.; Yi, C.C. Perceived Quality of Life in Taiwan and Hong Kong: An Intra Culture Comparison.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2005, Vol. 6, 43 - 67
Kafetsios, K.; Kafetsios, K. Social Support and Well-Being in Contemporary Greek Society: Examination of Multiple Indicators at Different Levels of Analysis.
Social Indicators Research, 2006 , Vol. 76, 127 - 145
Sarracino, F. Subjective Well-Being in Low Income Countries: Positional, Relational and Social Capital Components.
Studi e Note di Economica, vol. 5, nr 3, pp 449-477
Hinks, T.; Grün, C. What is the Structure of South African Happiness Equations? Evidence from Quality of Life Surveys.
Social Indicators Research, 2007, Vol.82, 311 - 336
Fagerström, C.; Balducci, C.; Borg, C.; Burholt, V. Life Satisfaction and Associated Factors among People Aged 60 Years and Above in Six European Countries.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2007, Vol. 2, 33 - 50
Inglehart, R.; Welzel, C. Modernization, Cultural Change, and Democracy. The Human Development Sequence.
Cambridge University Press, 2005, New York, USA
Peiro, A. Happiness, Satisfaction and Socio- Economic Conditions: Some International Evidence.
The Journal of Socio-Economics, 2006, Vol. 35, 348 - 356
Graham, C.; Pettinato, S. Happiness, Markets and Democracy: Latin-America in Comparative Perspective.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2001, Vol. 2, 237 - 268
Fahey, A.L.; Smyth, E. The Link between Subjective Well-Being and Objective Conditions in European Societies.
Arts, W.;Halman, L.;Eds.: ''European Values at the Turn of the Millennium'', Brill, 2004, Boston, USA, 57 - 80
Böhnke, P.; Kohler, U. Determinanten des Glücks: Lebenszufriedenheit in Europa. (Determinants of Happiness: Life Satisfaction in Europe).
WSI Mitteillungen, 2007, Vol. 7, 373 - 379
Uchida, Y.; Kitayama, S.; Norasakkunkit, V. Cultural Constructions of Happiness: Theory and Empirical Evidence.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2004, Vol. 5, 223 - 239.
Verme, P. Happiness, Freedom and Control.
Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2009, Vol. 71, 146 - 161
Layard, R.; Mayraz, G.; Nickell, S.J. The Marginal Utility of Income.
SOEP Paper, No. 50, DIW, 2007, Berlin, Germany
Böhnke, P.; Kohler, U. Well-Being and Inequality.
WZB Discussion Paper no. SP I 2008-201, 2008, Berlin, Germany
Appleton, S.M.; Song, L. Life Satisfaction in Urban China: Components and Determinants.
World Development, 2008, Vol. 36, 2325 - 2340
Bechtel, T.G. The Pursuit of Happiness.
Survey Research Methods, 2007, Vol. 1, 109 - 120
Oishi, S. The Psychology of Residential Mobility: Implications for the Self, Social Relationships, and Well-Being.
Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2010, Vol. 5, 5 - 21
Layte, R.; Maitre, B.; Whelan, C.T. Impact of Living Conditions and Perceived Social Exclusion on Mental Well-Being.
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions: "Impact of Living Conditions and Perceived Social Exclusion on Mental Well-Being", 2010, Dublin, Ireland, Chapter 5
Ryan, J.; Hawdon, J.; Hughes, M.D. Marital Status, General-life Satisfaction and the Welfare State.
International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 1998, Vol. 39, 224 - 236
VanHoorn, A.A. The Economics of Preference Heterogeneity.
Thesis Radboud University Nijmegen, 2011, Nijmegen, Netherlands.
Biswas-Diener, R.; Diener, E.; Vitterso, J. The Danish Effect: Beginning to Explain High Well-Being in Denmark.
Social Indicators Research, 2010, Vol.97, 229-246
Lima, M.L.; Novo, R. So far so Good? Subjective and Social Well-Being in Portugal and Europe.
Portuguese Journal of Social Science, 2006, Vol. 5, 5 - 25
Timmermans, D. Correlates of Happiness in 42 Nations: Analysis of the World Values Study 1990 - 1991
No report available. Findings directly entered in the World Database of Happiness. Based on analysis of World Values Survey 2.
Creusen, H.; DeGoede, I.; Dekker, P.; Kox, H.; Schyns, P.; Stolwijk, H. Subjectief Welbevinden in Europa. (Subjective Wellbeing in Europe).
Centraal Planning Bureau; ''Europese Verkenning 8: Europa's Welvaart'', CPB Bijzondere Publicatie 87, 2010, The Hague, Netherlands, Part A3, 9 - 48
Humpert, S. A Note on Happiness in Eastern Europe.
MPRA Paper no. 24811, 2010, München, Germany
Stutzer, A.; Lalive, R. The Role of Social Work Norms in Job Searching and Subjective Well-Being.
Journal of the European Economic Association, 2004, Vol. 2, 696 - 719
Knies, G. Income Comparisons among Neighbours and Satisfaction in East and West Germany.
Social Indicators Research, 2012, Vol. 106, 471 - 489
Agrawal, S.; Harter, J.K. Wellbeing Meta-analysis: a worldwide Study of the Relationship between the five Elements of Wellbeing and Life Evaluation, daily Experiences , Health, and Giving.
The Gallup Organization, 2011, USA
Jagodzinski, W. Economic, Social, and Cultural Determinants of Life. Satisfaction: Are there Differences Between Asia and Europe?
Social Indicators Research, 2010, Vol. 97, 85 - 104
Sheldon, K.M.; Elliot, A.J.; Ryan, R.M. Self-Concordance and Subjective Well-Being in Four Cultures.
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 2004, Vol. 35, 209 - 223
Lelkes, O. Knowing what is Good for you Empirical Analysis of Personal Preferences and the "Objective Good".
The Journal of Socio-Economics, 2006, Vol. 35, 285 - 307
Özcan, K.M.; Böke, S.; Kara, M. The Determinants of the Perception of Happiness about Quality of Life amongst Turkish People.
Economic Research Forum, Working Paper Series 425, 2008, Ankara, Turkey
Easterlin, R.A. Life Satisfaction of Rich and Poor under Socialism and Capitalism.
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2012, Vol 1, 112 - 126
Blanchflower, D.G.; Oswald, A.J. International Happiness.
NBER working paper, 2011, No. 16668, Cambridge, USA
Fleche, S.; Smith, C.; Sorsa, P. Exploring Determinants of Subjective Wellbeing in OECD Countries.
OECD Economics Department Working Papers No. 921, 2011
Krenz, A. Cross-Country Heterogeneity and Endogeneity Bias in Life Satisfaction Estimations-Macro- and Micro-Level Evidence for Advanced, Developing and Transition Countries.
CEGE Discussion Papers, 2013, No. 155, Goettingen, Germany
Sandu, D. Mapping out Social Worlds by States of Mind in Europe.
CELSI Discussion Paper 2013, No. 10, Bucharest, Romania
Sarracino, F. Determinants of Subjective Well-Being in High and Low Income Countries: Do Happiness Equations Differ Across Countries?
CEPS Working Paper, 2010, No. 15, Luxembourg
Hessami, Z. Globalization’s Winners and Losers- Evidence from Life Satisfaction Data, 1975 - 2001
Economics Letters, 2011, Vol. 112, 250 - 253
Alem, Y.; Köhlin, G. Life Satisfaction in Urban Ethiopia: Trends and determinants.
WORKING PAPERS IN ECONOMICS, 2012, No. 548, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Tay, L.; Diener, E.; Morrison, M Living Among the Affluent: Boon or Bane?
Psychological Science, 2014, Online Publication
Brannan, D.; Biswas-Diener, R.; Mohr, D.; Mortazavi, S. Friends and Family: A Cross-Cultural Investigation of Social Support and Subjective Well-Being among College Students.
The Journal of Positive Psychology, Vol. 8, 65 - 75
Martella, D.; Maass, A. Unemployment and Life Satisfaction: The Moderating Role of Time Structure and Collectivism.
Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 2000, Vol. 30, 1095 - 1108
Piccolo, R.F.; Judge, T.A.; Takahashi, K. Core Self-Evaluations in Japan: Relative Effects on Job Satisfaction, Life Satisfaction, and Happiness.
Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2005, Vol. 26, 965 - 984
Powdthavee, N Happiness and the Standard of Living: the Case of South Africa.
Book: Chapter 21, Handbook on the Economics of Happiness, 2007, 447 - 486
Dluhosch, B.; Horgos, D.; Zimmermann, K.W. Social Choice and Social Unemployment-Income Cleavages: New Insights from Happiness Research.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 15, 1513 - 1537
Corbi, R.B.; Menezes-Filho, N.A. Os Determinantes Empíricos da Felicidade no Brasil. (Empiric of Determinants of Happiness in Brazil)
Revista de Economia Política, 2006, Vol. 26, 518 - 536
Dugain, V.; Olaberria, E. What makes Mexicans Happy?
OECD Working Paper Series, 2015, No. 1196, 1 - 34, Paris, France
Frank, K.; Hou, F.; Schellenberg, G. Life Satisfaction among Recent Immigrants in Canada: Comparisons with Source-country Populations and the Canadian-born.
ASBRPS - Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series. 2014, No. 363, Canada
Barrington-Leigh, C. Economic Inequality and Subjective Well-being: is Inequality Good for the Rich?
University of British Columbia, Working Paper, 2014, 1 - 55
Tay, L.; Diener, E.; Herian, M.N. Detrimental Effects of Corruption and Subjective Well-Being: Whether, How, and When.
Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2014, 1-9
Stolarski, M.; Jasielska, D.; Zajenkowski, M. Are all Smart Nations Happier? Country Aggregate IQ Predicts Happiness, but the Relationship is moderated by Individualism-Collectivism.
Intelligence, 2015, Vol. 50, 153 - 158
Stavrova, O. Cohabitation, Gender, and Happiness: A Cross-Cultural Study in Thirty Countries.
Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 2011, 1- 19
Ten Kate, J. Collectivism, Marriage, and Well-Being: How and why the Extent to which Marriage leads to greater Subjective Well-Being depends on National Collectivism.
Master Thesis, Erasmus School of History, 2015, 1 - 40, Netherlands
Lavric, M.; Flere, S. The Role of Culture in the Relationship Between Religiosity and Psychological Well-being.
Journal of Religion and Health, 2008, Vol. 47, 164 - 175
Puntscher, S.; Tappenier, G.; Walde, J. Do Methodical Traps Lead to Wrong Development Strategies for Welfare? A Multilevel Approach Considering Heterogeneity across Industrialized and Developing Countries.
University of Innsbruck, 2015, Working Papers in Economics and Statistics, Vol. 1, 1 - 35
Lora, E Beyond Facts: Understanding Quality of Life. Chapter 4: Satisfaction Beyond Income.
IDB, Book, 2008, Chapter 4, 57 - 92
Bhuiyan, M.F.; Szulga, R. Extreme Bounds of Subjective Wellbeing: Economic Development and Micro Determinant of Life Satisfaction.
Paper Carleton College, 2015, USA
Diaz, D.; ~Australian Center on QOL, ; Blanco, A. Fatalism and Well-Being Across Hispanic Cultures: The Social Fatalism Scales (SFS).
Social Indicators Research, 2015, Vol. 124, 929 - 945
Graham, C. Happiness around the world.
Oxford University Press, 2009, UK
Graham, C.; Pozuelo, J.R. Happiness, Stress, and Age: How the U-Curve Varies across People and Places Forthcoming in the Journal of Population Economics, 30th Anniversary Issue.
Report, Brookings Institution at the University of Oxford, 2016, Oxford Uk
Reyes, P.B. El Impacto Del Contexto Social en los Determinantes Individuales de la Felicidad. The impact of Social context on Individual Determinants of Happiness. Latin America, Western Europe and the USA in a Comparative Perspective.
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, 2011, 1 - 104
Kroll, C. Global Development and Happiness: How can Data on Subjective Wellbeing Inform Development Theory and Practice?
IDS working Paper, 2013, Vol. 432, 1 - 36
VanHoorn, A.A.; Maseland, R. Does Democracy Deliver in Islamic Societies? Challenges to the Legitimacy of Democratic Institutions in the Muslim World.
University of Groningen, 2016, The Netherlands
Beja Jr., E. L. Subjective Well-Being Analysis of Income Inequality: Evidence for the Industrialized and Emerging Economies.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2014, Vol. 9, 139 - 156
Li, T.; Cheng, S.T. Family, Friends, and Subjective Well-being: A Comparison Between the West and Asia.
Book: Friendship and Happiness, 2015, chapter 14, 235 - 252
Mikucka, M.; Dubrov, D.; Dubrow, J.K.; Sarracino, F. When Does Economic Growth Improve Life Satisfaction? Multilevel Analysis of the Roles of Social Trust and Income Inequality in 46 Countries, 1981–2012
World Development Vol. 93, 447 - 459
Adesanya, O.A.; Darboe, A.; Mendez Rojas, B. Socioeconomic Differential in Self-Assessment of Health and Happiness in 5 African Countries: Finding from World Value Survey
Dragolov, G. Revising the Link between Inequalities and Subjective Well-being: How Does Income Inequality Make Us Un-/happy?
PhD Dissertation, 2018,, Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences, Universität Bremen and Jacobs University Bremen, 2018, Bremen, Germany
Baggio, J.A.; Papyrakis, E. Agent-Based Simulations of Subjective Well-Being.
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol, 115, 623 - 635.
Kogan, I.; Shen, J.; Siegert, M. What Makes a Satisfied Immigrant? Host-Country Characteristics and Immigrants’ Life Satisfaction in Eighteen European Countries.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 1783 - 1809
Inoguchi, T.; Fujii, S. The Quality of Life in Asia. A Comparison of Quality of Life in Asia
Springer, 2013, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Nonnenmacher, A.; Friedrichs, J. The Missing Link: Deficits of Country-Level Studies. A Review of 22 Articles Explaining Life Satisfaction.
Social Indicators Research, 2013, Vol. 110, 1221 - 1244
Abbott, P.; Sapsford, R.; Wallace, C. Surviving the Transformation: Social quality in Central Asia and the Caucasus
Journal of Happiness Studies 12: 199-223
Senik, C.; Clark, A.E. Is Happiness Different from Flourishing? Cross-Country Evidence from the ESS
Dans Revue d'économie politique, 2011, Vol. 121, 17 -34