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DETERMINANTS OF HAPPINESS Striking the balance of life The mental calculus: How do we assess how happy we are?
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The mental calculus: How do we assess how happy we are?, appraisal, evaluation, calculation
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Andrews, F.M. Subjective Social Indicators and Objective Social Indicators and Social Accounting Systems.
Juster, F.T.;Land, K.C.,Eds.: "Social Accounting Systems", Academic Press, 1981, London, UK, 377 - 419
Burt, R.S.; Christman, K.P.; Fisher, M.G. Structures of Well-Being: Sufficient Conditions for Identification as Restricted Covariance Models.
Sociological Methods and Research, 1979, Vol. 8, 111 -120
Fox, C.R. Correlations, Causes and Heuristics in Surveys of Life Satisfaction.
Social Indicators Research, 1992, Vol. 27, 221 - 234
Hofstätter, P.R. Bedingungen der Zufriedenheit. (Conditions for Contentment.)
Interfrom Verlag, 1986, Zürich, Switzerland
Kohaut, S.M. Subjective Well-Being in Old Age: An Ideographic Approach.
PhD Dissertation, Bowling Green State University, 1984, USA
McNaughton, R. A Metrical Concept of Happiness.
Philosophy and Phenomenology Research, 1953, Vol. 14, 172 - 183
Minor, M.J.; Bradburn, N.M.; Schaeffer, N.C. The Structure of Life Satisfaction: A Comparative Analysis across Social Groups.
Szalai, A.; Andrews F.M.; Eds.: "The Quality of Life", Sage, 1980, London, UK, 129 - 143
Mohr, H.M. Subjektives Wohlbefinden. (Subjective Well-Being).
Unpublished Paper, 1986, Sfb 3, University of Mannheim, Germany
Parducci, A. The Relativism of Absolute Judgments.
Scientific American, 1968, Vol. 219, 84 - 90
Schwarz, N.; Strack, F. A Judgement Model of Subjective Well-Being.
Forgas, J.P.;et al;Eds.: "Recent Advances in Social Psychology", Elsevier, 1989, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 267 - 276
Singh, R.; Saluja, S.K.; Sidana, U.R. Integration Theory Applied to Judgments of Personal Happiness by Children.
The Journal of Social Psychology, 1978, Vol. 105, 27 - 31
Lance, C.E.; Mallard, A.G.; Michalos, A.C. Tests of the Causal Directions of Global-Life Facet Satisfaction Relationships.
Social Indicators Research, 1995, Vol. 34, 69 - 92
Lance, C.E.; Lautenschlager, G.J.; Sloan, C.E.; Varca, P.E. A Comparison Between Bottom-Up, Top-Down, and Bidirectional Models of Relationships Between Global and Life Facet Satisfaction.
Journal of Personality, 1989, Vol. 57, 601 - 624
Veenhoven, R. Developments in Satisfaction Research.
Social Indicators Research, 1996, Vol. 37, 1 - 46
Feist, G.J.; Bodner, T.E. Integrating Top-Down and Bottom-Up Structural Models of Subjective Well-Being: A Longitudinal Investigation.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1995, Vol. 68, 138-150
Shirabe, M. What Can We Induce From the Introspective Reports of Subjects?: Part Two.
Social Indicators Research, 1999, Vol. 47, 61 -71
Diener, E.; Larsen, R.J. The Experience of Emotional Well-Being.
Lewis, M., Haviland, J.M. (Eds).: "Handbook of Emotions", Guilford, 1993, New York, USA, 405 - 415
Robinson, M.D. The Reactive and Prospective Functions of Mood: Its Role in Linking Daily Experiences and Cognitive Well-Being.
Cognition and Emotion, 2000, Vol. 14, 145 - 176
Oishi, S.; Diener, E. Re-Examining the General Positivity Model of Subjective Well-Being: The Discrepancy between Specific and Global Domain Satisfaction.
Journal of Personality, 2001, Vol. 69, 641 - 666
Hsieh, C.M. Counting Importance: The Case of Life Satisfaction and Relative Domain Importance.
Social Indicators Research, 2003, Vol. 61, 227 - 240
Heinonen, H.; Aalto, A.M.; Aro, A.R.; Uutela, A. Is the Evaluation of the Global Quality of Life Determined by Emotional Status?
Quality of Life Research, 2004, Vol.13, 1347 - 1356
Heller, D.; Ilies, R.; Watson, D. The Role of Person versus Situation in Life Satisfaction: A Critical Examination.
Psychological Bulletin, 2004, Vol. 130, 574 - 600
Dolan, P. Happiness Questions and government Responses; a Pilot Study of what the general Public makes of it all.
Revue d' économic publique, 2011, january, 3 - 15