Bibliographic subjects

Bibliographic subject: Inequality of incomes in nation

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CORRELATES OF HAPPINESS Situational correlates of happiness Societal context: National setting Nation characteristics Inequality in the nation inequality of opportunities in nation Inequality of incomes in nation
Additional keywords
Inequality of incomes in nation,disparity, disproportion, dispersion, inequality
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Hewitt, H.B. Happiness and the Material Standard of Living.
The Hibbert Journal, Vol. 50, 1951/52, 218 - 224
MacKaye, J. The Economy of Happiness.
Little & Brow, 1906, Boston, USA
Morawetz, D. Income Distributions and Self-Rated Happiness: Some Empirical Evidence.
The Economic Journal, 1977, Vol. 87, 511 - 522
Hagerty, M.R. Social Comparison of Incomes in One's Community: Evidence from National Surveys of Income and Happiness.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2000, Vol. 78, 764 - 771
Alesina, A.; DiTella, R.; MacCulloch, R.J. Inequality and Happiness: Are Europeans and Americans Different?
Journal of Public Economics, 2004, Vol. 88, 2009 - 2042
Blanchflower, D.G.; Oswald, A.J. Does Inequality Reduce Happiness? Evidence from the States of the USA from 1970s to the 1990s.
Paper presented in Milan, 2003, Italy
Tomes, N. Income Distributions, Happiness and Satisfaction: A Direct Test of the Interdependent Preferences Model.
Journal of Economic Psychology, 1986, Vol. 7, 425 - 446
Senik, C. When Information Dominates Comparison. Learning from Russian Subjective Panel Data.
Journal of Public Economics, 2004, Vol. 88, 2099 - 2123
Schwarze, J.; Härpfer, M. Income Inequality, Redistribution and Well-Being.
Grözinger, G.; VanAaken, A..;Eds.: "Inequality: New Analytical Approaches", Metropolis Verlag, 2004, Marburg, Germany, 61 - 86
Ebert, U.; Welsch, H. The Social Evaluation of Income Distribution: An Assessment Based on Happiness Surveys.
Working Paper no. 381, 2004, Syracuse University, Syracuse New York USA
Graham, C.; Felton, A. Does Inequality Matter to Individual Welfare? An Initial Exploration Based on Happiness Surveys from Latin America.
CSED Working Paper No. 38, The Brookings Institution, January 2005, Washinton DC, USA
Kohler, U.; Alber, J. Is it Money that Matters?
Paper Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin, 2005, Germany
Clark, A.E. Inequality-Aversion and Income Mobility: A Direct Test.
Paper CNRS and DELTA-Fédération, 2003, Paris, France
Berg, M.C. Inkomensongelijkheid en geluk in landen. (Income differences and Happiness in Countries)
Mens en Maatschappij, 2007, Vol.82, 28-50
Dolan, P.; Peasgood, T.; White, M.P. Review of Research on the Influences on Personal Well-Being and Application to Policy Making.
Report for Defra, 2006, UK
Bjornskov, C. Ideological Interpretation of Easterlin's Income-Happiness Paradox: A Warning.
Paper Aarhus School of Business, May 2006, Denmark
Truglia, R.P. Can a Raise in Income Inequality Improve Welfare?
MPRA Paper no. 3368, 2007, München, Germany. (MasterThesis, 2007, University of San Andrés, Victoria, Argentina)
Alber, J.; Lenarz, P. Wachsende soziale Ungleichheit in Europa. (Growing Social Inequality in Europe).
ISI Bulletin, 2008, Vol. 39, 1 - 5
Bjornskov, C. The Relation between Inequality and Happiness. Do Subjective Perceptions Matter?
Paper, Aarhus School of Business, 2007, Denmark
Bolle, F.; Okhrin, Y.; Vogel, C. A Note on Interdependent Happiness.
The Journal of Socio-Economics, 2009, Vol. 38, 713 - 721
Dean, J.W. National Welfare and Individual Happiness: Income Distribution and Beyond.
Journal of Policy Modeling, 2007, Vol. 29, 567 - 575
Offer, A. The Challenge of Affluence. Self-Control and Well-Being in the United States and Britain since 1950.
Oxford University Press, 2006, New York, USA
Faik, J.; Becker, J. Wohlstandspolarisierung, Verteilungskonflikte und Ungleichheitswahrnehmungen in Deutschland. ( Inequality in Germany.)
FAMA Diskussion Paper 5/2009, Neue Frankfurter Sozialforschung, 2009, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Berg, M.C. Geluk in Landen: Een Empirische Studie naar Condities voor een Gelukkige Samenleving. ( Happiness in Nations. An Emperical Study of Conditions for a Happy Society).
Doctoral Thesis Department of Social Science, Erasmus University, 2010, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Ebert, U.; Welsch, H. How do Europeans Evaluate Income Distributions? An Assessment based on Happiness Surveys.
Review of Income and Wealth, 2009, Vol. 55, 803 - 819
Berg, M.C.; Veenhoven, R. Income Inequality and Happiness in 119 Nations: In Search for an Optimum that Does not Appear to Exist.
Greve, B.; Ed.: "Happiness an d Social Policy in Europe", Edward Elgar Publishing LTD, 2010, Cheltenham, UK , 145 - 173
Bjornskov, C.; Dreher, A.; Fischer, J.A.; Schnellenbach, J. Inequality and Happiness: When Perceived Social Mobility and Economic Reality Do Not Match
Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2013, Vol. 91, 75 - 92
Verme, P. Life Satisfaction and Income Inequality.
Working Paper: WP 2010-178, ECINEQ, 2010, Palma, Mallorca, Spain
O'Connell, M. Fairly Satisfied: Economic Equality, Wealth and Satisfaction.
Journal of Economic Psychology, 2004, Vol. 25, 297 - 305
VanderDeijl, W. Macroeconomics and Happiness: Income Inequality as an Answer to the Easterlin Paradox.
Paper, Roosevelt Academy, 2011, Middelburg, Netherlands
Ram, R. Social Capital and Happiness: Additional Cross-Country Evidence.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2010, Vol. 11, 409 - 418
Senik, C. Income Distribution and subjective Happiness.
OECD, Social, Employment and Migration Working Papers no. 96, 2009, Paris, France
Delhey, J.; Kroll, C. A " Happiness Test" for the New Measures of the National Well-Being: How much Better than GDP are They?
WZB Discussion Paper SP I 2012-201, 2012, Berlin, Germany
Beja Jr., E. L. Subjective Well-Being Approach to the Valuation of Income Inequality.
MPRA Paper no. 34177, 2011, München, Germany
Cullis, J.; Hudson, J.C.; Jones, P. A Different Rationale for Redistribution: Pursuit of Happiness in the European Union.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2011, Vol. 12, 323 - 341
Bjornskov, C. A Different Rationale for Redistribution: A Comment.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2011, Vol. 12, 343 - 347
Delhey, J.; Kohler, U. Is Happiness Inequality Immune to Income Inequality? New Evidence through Instrument-Effect-Corrected Standard Deviations.
Social Science Research, 2011, Vol. 40, 742 - 756
Clark, A.E.; Fleche, S.; Senik, C. The Great Happiness Moderation.
SOEP Paper 468, 2012, Berlin, Germany
Hanssen, M. Is Equality a Determinant of Well-Being? A Cross-National Analysis of Income Inequality and Self-Reported Life Satisfaction.
A Thesis Submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences of Georgetown University, 2011, Washington, DC, USA
Levin, K. A.; Torsheim, T.; Vollebergh, W.A. National Income and Income Inequality, Family Affluence and Life Satisfaction Among 13 year Old Boys and Girls: A Multilevel Study in 35 Countries.
Social Indicators Research, 2011, Vol. 104, 179 - 194.
Rözer, J.; Kraaykamp, G. Income Inequality and Subjective Well-Being: A Cross-National Study on the Conditional Effects of Individual and National Characteristics.
Social Indicators Research, 2013, Vol. 113, 1009 - 1023
Macunovich, D.J. A Note on Inequality Aversion Across Countries, Using Two New Measures.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5734, 2011, Bonn, Germany
Oishi, S.; Diener, E.; Kesebir, P. Income Inequality and Happiness.
Psychological Science September, 2011, Vol. 22, 1095 - 1100
Easterlin, R.A. Life Satisfaction of Rich and Poor under Socialism and Capitalism.
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2012, Vol 1, 112 - 126
Delhey, J.; Dragolov, G. Why Inequality Makes Europeans Less Happy: The Role of Distrust, Status Anxiety, and Percieved Conflict.
European Sociological Review, 2013, Vol. 0, 1- 15
EUROSTAT, Quality of Life Indicators. Overall Experience of Life from Statistics Explained.
Eurostat, 2013
Zagorski, K.; Evans, M.D.; Kelley, J. Does National Income Inequality affect Indivduals' Quality of Life in Europe? Inequality, Happiness, Finances, and Health.
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 117, 1089 - 1110
Ferrer-i-Carbonell, A.; Ramos, X. Inequality and Happiness: A Survey
GINI Discussion Paper, 2012, Nr. 38, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Hopkins, E. Inequality, happiness and relative concerns: What actually is their relationship?
Journal of Economic Inequality, 2008, Vol. 6, 351 - 372
Clark, A.E.; D'Ambrosio, C. Attitudes to Income Inequality: Experimental and Survey Evidence.
IZA DP, 2014, No 8136, Bonn, Germany
Hajdu, T.; Hajdu, G. Reduction of Income Inequality and Subjective Well-Being in Europe.
E-conomics, Discussion Paper, 2014, No. 22, Hungary
Cojocaru, A. Fairness and Inequality Tolerance: Evidence from the Life in Transition Survey.
Journal of Comparative Economics, 2014, Vol. 42, 590 - 608
Mikucka, M.; Sarracino, F. Making Economic Growth and Well-Being Compatible: The Role of Trust and Income Inequality.
MPRA Working Paper, 2014, No. 59695, 1 - 26, Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
Muffels, R.; Dingemans, E.; Skugar, D. Money Does not Buy much Happiness, but what have Income Inequality, Modernization and Personal values got to do with It?
Tilburg University REFLECT Research Paper, 2012, No.1, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Joshanloo, M.; Weijers, D. Religiosity Moderates the Relationship between Income Inequality and Life Satisfaction across the Globe.
Social Indicators Research Online, 2015, 1-20
Barrington-Leigh, C.P. Economic Inequality and Subjective Well-being: is Inequality Good for the Rich?
University of British Columbia, Working Paper, 2014, 1 - 55
Gandelman, N.; Porzecanski, R. Happiness Inequality: how much is Reasonable?
Social Indicators Research, 2013, Vol. 110, 257-269
Burkhauser, R.V.; DeNeve, J.E.; Powdthavee, N Top Incomes and Human Well-being around the World.
IZA Discussion Paper, 2016, No. 9677, 1 - 60, Ithaca, USA
Cheung, F. Can Income Inequality be Associated With Positive Outcomes? Hope mediates the Positive Inequality-Happiness Link in Rural China
Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2015, Vol. 7, 320 - 330
Grosfeld, I.; Senik, C. The Emerging Aversion to Inequality. Evidence from Subjective Data.
Economics of Transition, 2010, Vol. 18, 1 - 26
Schröder, M. How Income Inequality Influences Life Satisfaction: Hybrid Effects Evidence from the German SOEP.
European Sociological Review, 2016, 1 - 14
Oishi, S.; Kesebir, P. Income Inequality Explains Why Economic Growth Does not Always Translate to an Increase in Happiness.
Psychological Science, 2015, Published Online, 1 - 9
Snowdon, Ch. Are more Equal Countries Happer?
Booth, Ph.; Eds.: " …and the Pursuit of Happiness", The Institute of Economic Affairs, 2012, London, UK, 98 - 127
Hovi, M.; Laamanen, J.P. It’s Complicated: the Relationship Between GDP and Subjective Well-being.
Tampere Economic Working Papers, 2016, No. 97, 1 - 24. Finland
Kelley, J.; Evans, M.D. Societal Income Inequality and Individual Subjective Well-being: Results from 68 Societies and over 200,000 Individuals, 1981 - 2008
Social Science Research, 2016, 1 - 23
Choi, Y.C.; Jang, J.H. Relationships Among Social Policy Factors, National Competitiveness, and Happiness.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2016, Vol. 11, 1189 - 1205
Weimann, J.; Knabe, A.; Schöb, R. Okonomische Determinanten des Glücks (The Economic Determinants of Happiness)
Weimann al (Eds); "Geld macht doch glücklich. Wo die ökonomische Glücksforschung irrt" ("Money does buy happiness. Where hppiness economics is wrong"), 2012, Scheaffer-Poeschel Verlag, Stuttgart,, Germany.
Saumik, P; Ranzani, M Happiness in Transition Countries
World Bank conference
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
Schneider, S.M. Income Inequality and Subjective Wellbeing: Trends, Challenges, and Research Directions
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2016, Vol. 17, 1719 - 1739
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
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
Ngamaba, K.H.; Armitage, C.J.; Panagioti, M. Income Inequality and Subjective Well-being: a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.
Quality of Life Research, 2018, Vol. 27, 577 - 596
Cooper, D.; McCausland, W.D.; Theodossiou, I. Income Inequality and Wellbeing: The Plight of the Poor and the Curse of Permanent Inequality.
Journal of Economic Issues, 2013, Vol. 47, 939 - 958

Graafland, J.J.; Lous, B. Economic Freedom, Income Inequality and Life Satisfaction in OECD Countries.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 2071 - 2093
Tavor, T.; Gonen, L.D.; Weber, M. The Effects of Income Levels and Income Inequalities on Happiness
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 2115-2137
Dluhosch, B. Trade, Inequality, and Subjective Well-Being: Getting at the Roots of the Backlash Against Globalization
Working Paper, 2018, Nr. 741, Cross-National Datat Center, LIS, Luxemburg
Schröder, M. Income Inequality and Life Satisfaction: Unrelated Between Countries, Associated Within Countries Over Time
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 1021 - 1043
Cheung, C.K. Income Redistribution Predicts Greater Life Satisfaction Across Individual, National, and Cultural Characteristics
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2018, Vol 115, 867 - 882
Evans, M.D.; Kelley, J.; Kelley, S.M.C. Rising Income Inequality During the Great Recession Had No Impact on Subjective Wellbeing in Europe, 2003 - 2012
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2019, Vol. 20, 203 - 228
Ng, W.; Diener, E. Affluence and Subjective Well-Being: Does Income Inequality Moderate their Associations?
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2019, Vol. 14, 155 - 170
Reyes-Garcia, V.; Angelsen, A.; Shively, G.E. Does Income Inequality Influence Subjective Wellbeing? Evidence from 21 Developing Countries
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2019, Vol. 20, 1197 - 1215
Schalembier, B. An Evaluation of Common Explanations for the Impact of Income Inequality on Life Satisfaction
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2019, Vol20, 777-794
Schneider, S.M. Why Income Inequality Is issatisfying Perceptions of Social Status and the Inequality-Satisfaction ink in Europe
European Sociological Review, 2019, Vol. , 1-22
Dimitrova, L. Democracy, Economy and Happiness in Post-Soviet States (1995-2014)
Master Thesis, 2016, University of Tartu, Faculty of Social Sciences
Garcia-Munoz, T.; Milgram-Baleix, J.; Odeh-Odeh, O. Inequality and Life Satisfaction in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: The Role of Opportunity
Societies, 2019, Vol. 9, Nr. 37, 1-25
Goff, L.; Helliwell, J.F.; Mayraz, G. Inequality of Subjective Well-Being as a Comprehensive Measure of Inequality.
Economic Inquiry, 2018, Vol. 56, 2177 - 2194
Graafland, J.J.; Lous, B. Income Inequality, Life Satisfaction Inequality and Trust: A Cross Country Panel Analysis
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2019, Vol. 20, 1717-1737
Popov, V. Billionaires, Millionaires, Inequality, and Happiness
Working Paper, MPRA, 2019, Nr. 94081
Layte, R. The Association Between Income Inequality and Mental Health: Testing Status Anxiety, Social Capital, and Neo-Materialist Explanations
European Sociological Review, 2012, Vol. 28, 498-511