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CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS Situational correlates of happiness Societal context: National setting Nation characteristics Government in nation Quality of government in nation
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Quality of government in nation, good governance,
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Murray, C. In Pursuit of Happiness and Good Government.
Simon & Schuster, 1988, New York, USA
Bergheim, S. The Happy Variety of Capitalism.
Deutsche Bank Research, 2007, 25 April, 1 - 22
Helliwell, J.F.; Huang, H. How's your Government? International Evidence linking Good Government and Well-Being.
Working Paper 11988, 2006, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, USA
Böhnke, P.; Kohler, U. Determinanten des Glücks: Lebenszufriedenheit in Europa. (Determinants of Happiness: Life Satisfaction in Europe).
WSI Mitteillungen, 2007, Vol. 7, 373 - 379
Bjornskov, C.; Dreher, A.; Fischer, J.A. Formal Institutions and Subjective Well-Being: Revisiting the Cross-Country Evidence.
European Journal of Political Economy, 2010, Vol. 26, 419 -430
Leite Mota, G.; Trigo Pereira, P. Happiness, Economic Well-Being, Social Capital and the Quality of Institutions.
Working Paper no 40, 2008, Department of Economics, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Fischer, J.A. Accounting for Unobserved Country Heterogeneity in Happiness Research: Country Effects versus Region Effects.
Paper University Tor Vergata, CEIS, 2010, Rome, Italy
Ott, J.C. Good Governance and Happiness in Nations: Technical Quality Precedes Democracy and Quality Beats Size.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2010, Vol. 11, 353 - 368
Ott, J.C. Zelf gerapporteerd Geluk als Maatstaf voor de Politiek. (Self Reported Happiness as a Guide for Policy Making).
Ethiek & Maatschappij, 2009, Vol. 1, 106 - 120
Ott, J.C. Government and Happiness in 130 Nations: Good Governance Fosters Higher Level and More Equality of Happiness.
Social Indicators Research, 2011, Vol. 102, 3 - 22
Walsh, B. The Influence of Macro-Economic Conditions and Institutional Quality on National Levels of Life Satisfaction.
Working Paper 12/08, UCD Centre for Economic Research, 2012, Dublin, Ireland
Rodriguez-Pose, A.; Maslauskaite, K. Can Policy make us Happier? Individual Characteristics, Socioeconomic Factors and Life Satisfaction in Central and Eastern Europe.
Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society, 2011, 1-20
Kim, S.; Kim, D. Does Government Make People Happy?: Exploring New Research Directions for Government’s Roles in Happiness.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2012, Vol. 13, 875 - 899
Helliwell, J.F.; Grover, S.C.; Huang, H.; Wang, S. Good Governance and National Well-Being: What are the Linkages?
Paper presented at Conference ''Wellbeing and Public Policy, 12 - 14 June 2014, Hamilton College, New York, USA
Debnath, R. M.; Shankar, R. Does Good Governance Enhance Happiness: A Cross Nation Study.
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 116, 235 - 253
Yamamura, E. The Effects of Information Asymmetry and Government Size on Happiness: A Case Study from Japan.
The IUP Journal of Governance and Public Policy, 2012, Vol.7, 7 - 20
Luechinger, S.; Schelker, M.; Stutzer, A. Governance, Bureaucratic Rents, and Well-Being Differentials Across US States.
Oxford Economic Papers, 2013, nr. 1, Oxford, Uk
Helliwell, J.F.; Grover, S.C.; Huang, H. Empirical Linkages between Good Government and National Well-Being.
Journal of Comparative Economics, 2018, online, 1 - 15
Bjornskov, C.; Dreher, A.; Fischer, J.A. Do Governments make Happy? The Impact of Government Size on Life Satisfaction: A Test
Paper, Aarhus School of Business, 2005, 1 - 37, Denmark
Graafland, J.J.; Compen, B..H. Economic Freedom and Life Satisfaction: Mediation by Income per Capita and Generalized Trust.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol. 16,
Nikolova, M. Minding the Happiness Gap: Political Institutions and Perceived Quality of Life in Transition.
IZA Discussion Paper, 2015, No. 9484, 1 - 42
MacCulloch, R.J. How Political Systems and Social Welfare Policies Affect Well-Being: A Literature Review.
Motu Working Paper, 2017, No. 14, 3 -19
Njangang, H. Governance and Happiness in African Countries
Working Paper, MPRA No. 94361, 2019,
Jonker, J.; Boelhouwer, J. Overall Performance of the Public Sector
Jonker, J. (Ed.) Countries Compared on Public Performance, 2012, The Netherlands Institute for Social Research / SCP, The Hague, Netherlands, Chapter 8
Ott, J.C. Beyond Economics. Happiness as a Standard in our Personal Life and in Politics
Palgrave Macmillan, Switzerland, 2020
Helliwell, J.F.; Huang, H.; Wang, S. Happiness and the Quality of Government
Working Paper, 2020, NBER Working paper Series Nr 26840
Bjornskov, C. Happiness in the Nordic World
Aarhus University Press / The University of Wisconsin Press
Abdur Rahman, A.; Burger, M.; Ianchovichina, E.; Stavropoulos, S. Does Institutional Quality Moderate the Relationship between Corruption and Subjective Well-Being?
Economics Bulletin, 2021, Vol. 41, 975 - 996
Dima, B.; Dima, S.M. Policies for Happiness in the Global Village
Jornal of Heterodox Economics, 2016, Vol. 3, 17 - 53
Anderson, T. A Global Examination of the Relationship Between Corruption and Well-Being and Happiness
Journal of Politics and Democratization, 2016, Vol.1, 1 - 22
Chung, K.H.; Im, T. Happiness in Developing Countries: Can Government Competitiveness Substitute for Formal Institutions?
International Review of Administrative Sciences, 2021,
Xu,L. The More, the Merrier? On the Relationships of Democracy and Happiness in China
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research, 2019, Vol. 4, 133-137
Zheng,Y.; Yang,R.,R. Environmental Regulation, Public Participation and Happiness: Empirical Research Based On Chinese General Social Survey of 2015