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

Authors Title / Source Year Bjornskov, C. Life Satisfaction: Is There a Role for Policy?
Policy Paper No. VI/2005, European Enterprise Institute, 2005, Brussels, Belgium
Bjornskov, C.; Dreher, A.; Fischer, J.A. The Bigger the Better? Evidence of the Effect of Government Size on Life Satisfaction around the World.
Public Choice, 2007, Vol. 130, 267 - 292
Hessami, Z. The Size and Composition of Government Spending in Europe and its Impact of Well-Being.
Kyklos, 2010, Vol. 63, 346 - 382
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. Government and Happiness in 130 Nations: Good Governance Fosters Higher Level and More Equality of Happiness.
Social Indicators Research, 2011, Vol. 102, 3 - 22
Flavin, P.; Pacek, A.; Radcliff, B.F. State Intervention and Subjective Well-Being in Advanced Industrial Democracies.
Politics and Policy, 2011, Vol. 39, 251 - 269
Radcliff, B.F. The Political Economy of Human Happiness. How Voters' Choices Determine the Quality of Life.
Cambridge University Press, 2013, New York, USA
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
Oishi, S.; Diener, E.; Schimmack, U. Progressive Taxation and the Subjective Well-Being of Nations.
Psychological Science, 2012, Vol. 23, 86 - 92
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
Ram, R. Government Spending and Happiness of the Population: Additional Evidence from Large Cross-Country Samples.
Public Choice, 2009, Vol. 138, 483 - 490
Sequeira, T.; Ferreira-Lopes, A.; Minas, T.S. Do Large Governments Decrease Happiness?
MPRA Paper, 2014, No. 54418, Lisbon, Portugal
Tavits, M. Representation, Corruption, and Subjective Well-Being.
Comparative Political Studies, 2008, Vol. 1607 - 1630
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
Flavin, P.; Pacek, A.; Radcliff, B.F. Assessing the Impact of the Size and Scope of Government on Human Well-Being.
Social Forces, 2014, Vol 93, 1 - 32
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
Cullis, J.; Jones, P. How big should Government be?
The Cambridge Handbook of Psychology and Economic Behaviour, 2008, 281 - 303
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,
Gao, S.; Meng, X. The Impact of Government Size on Chinese Elders' Life Satisfaction: 1998-2008
Filomena Maggino, Ed.: "Social Indicators Research Series 57, A New Research Agenda for Improvements in Quality of Life", Springer International Publishing AG Switzerland, Swiss, 2015, 135 - 161
Ott, J.C. Impact of Size and Quality of Governments on Happiness: Financial Insecurity as a Key-Problem in Market-Democracies.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol.16, 1639 - 1647
Bjornskov, C. Well-being and the Size of Government.
And the Pursuit of Happiness, 2012, Chapter 6, 160 - 175
Kasmaoui, K.; Bourhaba, O. Happiness and Public Expenditure: Evidence from a Panel Analysis.
MPRA Working Paper, 2017, No. 79339, 1 - 12
Sequeira, T.; Ferreira-Lopes, A.; Minas, T.S. Do Large Governments Decrease Happiness? New Evidence of a Negative Effect in Europe.
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2017, Vol. 3, 193 - 240
Salahodjaev, R. Government size, intelligence and life satisfaction
MPRA Paper, 2017, No. 76902, Munich, Germany
Davidson, R.J.; Pacek, A.; Radcliff, B.F. Public Policy and Human Happiness: The Welfare State and the Market as Agents of Well-Being.
Brockmann, H. and Delhey, J. (Eds.) "Human Happiness and the Pursuit of Maximizaion", 2013, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 163 - 175.
Brown, S.; Kontonikas, A.; Montagnoli, A. Austerity, Life Satisfaction and Expectations.
Working Paper 2018, Nr. 001, The University of Sheffield, Department of Economics, UK
Dao, T.K. Government Expenditure and Happiness: Direct and Indirect Effects
Research Paper, 2017, Internation Institute of Social Studies Erasmus University, The Hague, The Netherlands
Kisieliauskas, J.; Rudgalvis, J.G. The Assessment of Influence of Functional Government Expenditure On Subjective Wellbeing in EU
Jakubow,A.,. The Politics of Well-Being Revisited: The Role of Governance Quality and Resource Misallocation
Davidson,R.; Radcliff,B.; Pacek,A. Public Sector Employment, Quality of Government, and Well-Being: A Global Analysis
International Area Studies Review, 2021, Vol. 24, 193–\-204