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DETERMINANTS OF HAPPINESS Determinants of contentment Which standards of comparison?
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Which standards of comparison?, benchmark, criterion, norm, reference

Publications that report an empirical study that used a valid measure of happiness, the results of which are eligible for inclusion in the findings archive

No empirical study reported
No valid measure of happiness used
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Carp, F.M.; Carp, A.; Millsap, R. Equity and Satisfaction among the Elderly.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1982, Vol. 15, 151 - 166
Fooken, I. Biographische Faktoren des Alterserlebens lediger und langjährig verwitweter Frauen. (Life course Variables in Old Age of Single and Widowed Women).
Zeitschrift für Gerontologie, 1980, Vol. 13, 475 - 490
Fox, C.R. Correlations, Causes and Heuristics in Surveys of Life Satisfaction.
Social Indicators Research, 1992, Vol. 27, 221 - 234
Gutek, B.A.; Allen, H.; Lau, R.R.; Majchrzak, A.; Tyler, T.R. The Importance of Internal Referents as Determinants of Satisfaction.
Journal of Community Psychology, 1983, Vol. 11, 111 - 120
Kramis, J.; Kramis-Aebischer, K.; Oser, F. Lebenszufriedenheit von Studenten. (Life satisfaction of Students).
Berichte zur Erziehungswissenschaft, 1987, Nr.62, Pädagogisches Institut, Universität von Freiburg, Switzerland
Mastekaasa, A. Relative Deprivation in Social Networks.
Paper, Institute of Social Research, 1986, Oslo, Norway
Michalos, A.C. Satisfaction and Happiness.
Social Indicators Research, 1980, Vol. 8, 385 - 422
Michalos, A.C. Satisfaction and Happiness in a Rural Northern Resource Community.
Social Indicators Research, 1983, Vol. 13, 225 - 252
Montgomery, H. Cognitive and Affective Aspects of Life Values as Determinants of Well-Being.
Göteborg Psychological Reports, 1984, Vol. 14, 1 - 22, Göteborg University, Sweden
Pommer, E.J.; VanPraag, C.S. Satisfactie en Leefsituatie. (Satisfaction and Living Conditions).
SCP Cahier 13, Social and Cultural Planning Office, 1978, The Hague, Netherlands
Schwarz, N.; Strack, F. Cognitive and Affective Processes in Judgements of Subjective Well-Being: a Preliminary Model.
Proceedings 10th International Association for Research and Economic Psychology, IAREP Colloquium, 1985, Linz, Austria
Smith, R.H.; Diener, E.; Wedell, D.H. Intrapersonal and Social Comparison Determinants of Happiness: A Range-Frequency Analysis.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1989, Vol. 56, 317 - 325
Vermunt, R.J.; Spaans, E.; Zorge, F. Satisfaction, Happiness and Well-Being of Dutch Students.
Social Indicators Research, 1989, Vol. 21, 1 - 33
Ross, M.; Eyman, A.; Kishchuk, N. Determinants of Subjective Well-Being.
Olson, J.M.;et al;Eds.: "Relative Deprivation and Social Comparison: The Ontario Symposium, Vol. 4", Erlbaum, 1986, USA
Filipp, S.H.; Buch-Bartos, K. Vergleichsprozesse und Lebenszufriedenheit im Alter: Ergebnisse einer Pilotstudy. (Comparison and Life-Satisfaction in Old Age).
Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspsychologie und Pädagogische Psychologie, 1994, Vol. 21, 22 - 34
Ehrhardt, J.; Saris, W.E.; Veenhoven, R. Stability of Life-Satisfaction over Time. Analysis of Change in Ranks in National Population.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2000, Vol. 1, 177 - 205
Rojas, M. Heterogeneity in the Relationship between Income and Happiness: A Conceptual-Referent-Theory Explanation.
Journal of Economic Psychology, 2007, Vol. 28, 1 - 14
Clark, A.E. Happiness, Habits, and High Rank: Comparisons in Economic and Social Life.
Working Paper no 2008-61, Paris School of Economics, 2008, Paris, France
Byrne-Davis, L.M.; Bennett, D.S.; Wilcock, G.K. How are Quality of Life Ratings Made? Toward a Model of Quality of Life in People with Dementia.
Quality of Life Research, 2006, Vol. 15, 855 - 865
Robertson, C.; Langston, A.L.; McColl, E.; Stapley, S. Meaning behind Measurement: Self-Comparisons Affect Responses to Health-Related Quality of Life Questionnaires.
Quality Life Research, 2009, Vol. 18,, 221 - 230
Vohra, N.; Adair, J. Life Satisfaction of Indian Immigrants in Canada.
Psychology and Developing Societies, 2000, Vol. 12, 109 - 133
Dynan, K.E.; Ravina, E. Increasing Income Inequality, External Habits, and Self-Reported Happiness.
The American Economic Review, 2007, Vol. 97, 221 - 231
Bookwalter, J.T.; Dalenberg, D. Relative to What or Whom? The Importance of Norms and Relative Standing to Well-Being in South Africa.
World Development, 2010, Vol. 38, 345 - 355
Goerke, L.; Pannenberg, M. Direct Evidence for Income Comparisons and Subjective Well-Being across Reference Groups.
IZA Discussion Paper, 2015, No. 9395, 1 - 15
Pérez-Asenjo, E. If Happiness is Relative, against whom do we compare ourselves? Implications for Labour Supply.
Journal of Population Economics, 2011, Vol. 24, 1411 - 1442
Nikolaev, B.; Juergensen McGee, J. Relative Verbal Intelligence and Happiness.
Intelligence, 2016, Vol.59, 1 - 7
Ifcher, J.; Graham, C.; Zarghamee, H. Local Neighbors as Positives, Regional Neighbors as Negatives: Competing Channels in the Relationship between Others’ Income, Health, and Happiness.
IZA DP, 2016, No. 9934, 1 - 49
Guthrie, K.; Sokolowsky, J. Characterising the Choice Environment: Feeling Constrained as an Impediment to Happiness.
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2013, Vol. 1, 261 - 273
Stranges, M.; Venturini, A.; Vignoli, D. Comparison is the Thief of Joy. Does Social Comparison Affect Migrants' Subjective Well-Being?
Working Paper, 2019, Nr. 6, Department of Economics, Statistics and Finance, Giovanni Anania, University of Calabria, Italy