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Bibliographic Subjects » MEASUREMENT of HAPPINESS » Measurability of happiness » Comparability of happiness measurements » Comparability across measures » Techniques for improving comparability

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MEASUREMENT of HAPPINESS Measurability of happiness Comparability of happiness measurements Comparability across measures Techniques for improving comparability
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Techniques for improving comparability, standardization, homogenization, scale interval method, reference distribution method, Thurstone method, linear stretch
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Veenhoven, R. Happiness in Nations.
Studies in Socio-Cultural Transformation, nr. 2, RISBO, 1993, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Baltatescu, S.M. Problems of transforming scales of life satisfaction.
Euromodule Workshops, October, 2002, Berlin, Germany
Kalmijn, W.M. Quantification of Happiness Inequality.
Thesis, Erasmus University, Faculty of Sociology, 2010, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Kalmijn, W.M. From Discrete 1 to 10 Towards Continuous 0 to 10: The Continuum Approach to Estimating the Distribution of Happiness in a Nation.
Social Indicators Research, 2013, Vol. 110, 549 - 557
Kalmijn, W.M.; Arends, L.R.; Veenhoven, R. Happiness Scale Interval Study.
Social Indicators Research, 2011, Vol. 102, 497 - 515
DeJonge, T.; Arends, L.R.; Veenhoven, R. Homogenizing Responses to different survey Questions on the same Topic.
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 117, 275 - 300
Clogg, C.C. Using Association Models in Sociological Research: Some Examples.
American Journal of Sociology, 1982, Vol. 88, 114 - 134
DeJonge, T.; Arends, L.R.; Kalmijn, W.M.; Veenhoven, R. Pooling Time Series Based on Slightly Different Questions About the Same Topic Forty Years of Survey Research on Happiness and Life Satisfaction in The Netherlands.
Social Indicators Research (2016) 126: 863-891
DeJonge, T.; Arends, L.R.; Kalmijn, W.M.; Moonen, L.; Veenhoven, R. Conversion of Verbal Response Scales: Robustness Across Demographic Categories.
Social Indicator Research (2016) 126: 331-358
DeJonge, T.; Arends, L.R.; Kalmijn, W.M.; Veenhoven, R. Stability of Boundaries Between Response Options of Response Scales Does very Happy Remain Equally Happy over the Years?
Social Indicators Research, 2015, Vol. 123, 241 - 266
DeJonge, T.; Arends, L.R.; Veenhoven, R. Very Happy is not always Equally Happy On the Meaning of Verbal Response Options in Survey Questions
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol. 16, 77 - 101
Dolan, P.; King, D.; Lee, H. Valuing Health Directly.
The BMJ, 2009, Vol. 339, 1 -7
Batz-Barbarich, C; Parrigon, S.; Tay, L. The Impact of Scale Transformation on National Subjective Well-Being Scores.
Social Indicators Research, 2016, 129: 13 -27
Mishra, T.; Diebolt, C.; Parhi, M. Evolutionary Efficiency and Distributive Effects of Inertia in Cross-Country Life-Satisfaction.
Economies et Sociétés, 2014, Vol. 49, 1335 - 1356
Keller, A.C.; Samuel, R.; Semmer, N.K. The Meaning and Measurement of Well-Being as an Indicator of Success.
Keller, A.C.:et al:Eds.: ''Psychological, Educational, and Sociological Perspectives on Success and Well-Being in Career Development'', Springer,, 2014, 171-193
Dolan, P.; Kahneman, D. Interpretations of Utility and Their Implications for the Valuation of Health.
The Economic Journal, 2008, Vol. 118, 215 - 234
Fors, F.; Kulik, J.C. Bringing Affect Back in: Measuring and Comparing Subjective Well-Being Across Countries.
Social Indicators Research, 2016, Vol.127, 323 - 339
Li, J.; Raine, J.W. The Time Trend of Life Satisfaction in China.
Social Indicator Research, 2014, Vol. 116:, 409 - 427
Mishra, T.; Fuentes, R; Parhi, M. How Interdependent are Cross-Country Happiness Dynamics?
Social Indicators Research, 2015, Vol.122, 491 - 518
Veenhoven, R. International Happiness Scale Interval Study
Alex C. Michalos (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, 2014, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 3323 - 3324
DeJonge, T. Methods to Increase the Comparability in Cross-National Surveys, Highlight on the Scale Interval Method and the Reference Distribution Method
Brulé, G. and Maggino, F. (Eds.):"Metrics of Subjective Well-Being: Limits and Improvements" 2017, Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
DeJonge, T.; Kamesaka, A.; Veenhoven, R. How to Reconstruct a Trend when Survey Questions Have Changed Over Time. Methods for Scale Homogenization Applied to the Case of Life Satisfaction in Japan 1958-2007
Survey Research Methods, 2021, Vol. 15, 101 - 113
Veenhoven, R.; Franquet, A How to complete the rank-list of happiness in nations in the 2010s: Estimating overall happiness in nations from components of happiness using mixed-effect models
EHERO working paper 2021-3