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Bibliographic Subjects » MEASUREMENT of HAPPINESS » Measurability of happiness » Reliability of happiness measurements » Sources of bias » Contextual bias

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MEASUREMENT of HAPPINESS Measurability of happiness Reliability of happiness measurements Sources of bias Contextual bias
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Contextual bias, situational error
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Fox, C.R. Correlations, Causes and Heuristics in Surveys of Life Satisfaction.
Social Indicators Research, 1992, Vol. 27, 221 - 234
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
Schwarz, N.; Mai, H.P.; Strack, F. Assimilation and Contrast Effects in Part-Whole Question Sequences: A Conversational Logic Analysis.
Zuma-Arbeitsbericht, Nr. 90/01, 1990, University of Mannheim, Germany
Strack, F.; Martin, L.L. Verfügbarkeit und Verwendung selbstbezogener Informationen in der Befragungssituation. (Availability and Use of Information about Self in an Interview Situation).
Paper presented at the 35th Congress German Society of Psychology, Heidelberg, 1986, Germany
Pavot, W.; Diener, E. The Affective and Cognitive Context of Self-Reported Measures of Subjective Well-Being.
Social Indicators Research, 1993, Vol. 28, 1 - 20
Schwarz, N.; Strack, F. Reports of Subjective Well-Being: Judgmental Processes and Their Methodological Implications.
Kahneman, D.;Diener, E.;Schwarz, N.;Eds.: "Well-Being: The Foundations of Hedonic Psychology", Russell Sage Foundation, 1999, New York, USA, 61 - 84
Höfer, S.; Hickey, A.; McGee, H.; O'Boyle, C.A.; Ring, L. Judging Quality of Life: The Influence of Cognitive Processes.
Poster, Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
Smith, D.M.; Schwarz, N.; Todd, R.; Ubel, P.A. Why are you Calling Me? How Study Introductions Change response Patterns.
Quality of Life Research, 2006,Vol. 15, 621 -630
Bolle, F.; Kemp, S. Can we Compare Life Satisfaction between Nationalities? Evaluating Actual and Imagined Situations.
Social Indicators Research, 2009, Vol. 90, 397 - 408
Norasakkunkit, V.; Kalick, S.M. Experimentally Detecting how Cultural Differences on Social Anxiety measures Mispresent Cultural Differences in Emotional Well-Being.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2009, Vol. 10, 313 - 327
King, L.A.; Abdelkhalik, J.; Hicks, J.A. Death, Life, Scarcity, and Value.
Psychological Science, 2009, Vol. 20, 1459 - 1462
Becchetti, L.; Degli Antoni, G. The Sources of Happiness: Evidence from the Investment Game.
Journal of Economic Psychology, 2010, Vol. 31, 498 - 509
Akay, A.; Martinsson, P. Sundays Are Blue: Aren't They? The Day-of-the-Week Effect on Subjective Well-Being and Socio-Economic Status.
Working Papers in Economics, No 397, University of Goteborg, 2009, Sweden
Schimmack, U.; Oishi, S. The Influence of Chronically and Temporarily Accessible Information on Life Satisfaction Judgements.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2005, Vol. 89, 395 - 406
Tesfazghi, E.S.; Martinez, J.A.; Verplanke, J.J. Variability of Quality of Life at a Small Scales: Addis Ababa, Kirkos Sub-City.
Social Indicators Research, 2010, Vol. 98, 73 - 88
Oishi, S.; Colcombe, S.J.; Schimmack, U. The Contextual and Systematic Nature of Life Satisfaction Judgments.
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 2003, Vol. 39, 232 - 247
Sgroi, D.; Dobson, A.; Oswald, A.J.; Proto, E. Priming and Reliability of Subjective Well-Being Measures.
Warwick Economic Research Papers No. 935, 2010, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
Tourangeau, R.; Bradburn, N.M.; Rasinski, K.A. Measuring Happiness in Surveys: a Test of the subtraction Hypothesis.
The Public Opinion Quarterly, 1991, Vol. 55, 255 - 266
Deaton, A. The Financial Crisis and the Well-Being of Americans.
NBER Working Paper no. 17128, 2011, Cambridge, USA
Angelini, V.; Bertoni, M.; Corazzini, L. Unpacking the Determinants of Life Satisfaction: A Survey Experiment.
SOM Research Institute, 2014, No. 14014-EEF, Groningen, The Netherlands
Eid, M.; Diener, E. Global Judgements of Subjective Well-Being: Situational Variability and Long-Term Stability.
Social Indicators Research, 2004, Vol. 65, 245 - 277
Lucas, R.E.; Diener, E.; Dyrenforth, P.S. Four Myths About Subjective Well-Being.
Social and Personality Psychology Compass 2008, Vol. 5, 2001 - 2015
Bjalkebring, P.; Johansson, B.; Västfjäll, D. Happiness and Arousal: Framing Happiness as Arousing Results in Lower Happiness Ratings for Older Adults.
Frontiers in Psychology, Original Research, 2015, 1 - 5
Kavetsos, G.; Dimitrovsky, L.; Dolan, P. Measuring Happiness: Context Matters.
Measuring Happiness: Context Matters, Applied Economics Letters, 2014, Vol. 21, 308 -311
Hudders, L.; Pandelaere, M. Is Having a Taste of Luxury a good Idea? How Use vs Ownership of luxury Products affects Satisfaction with Life.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2015, Vol. 10, 253 - 262
Smith, T.W. Unhappiness on the 1985 GSS: Confounding Change and Context
GSS Methodological Report. National Science Foundation.1986, 1 - 14
Easterlin, R.A. Paradox Lost?
IZA DP,2016, No. 9676, 1 - 36, California, USA
Turner, C.F. Why do Surveys Disagree? Some Preliminary Hypotheses and some Disagreeable Examples.
Book: Survey in Subjective Phenomena, 1985, Vol 2., Chapter 7, 159 - 214
Duncan, D. Variability in Survey Measurements of Subjective Phenomena: Empirical Results.
Book Chapter 5: Subjective Phenomena, Vol. 1, 129 - 175
Nikolova, E.; Sanfey, P. How much should we trust life satisfaction data? Evidence from the Life in Transition Survey.
Journal of Comparative Economics, 2016, Vol. 44, 720 - 731
Hetschko, C.; Reumont, L.V.; Schöb, R. Embedding as a Pitfall for Survey-Based Welfare Indicators: Evidence from an Experiment.
CES IFO Working Paper, 2017, NO. 6419, Berlin, Germany, 1 - 34
Weinberg, M.K.; Cameron, N.; Seton, C. The Measurement of Subjective Wellbeing: Item-Order Effects in the Personal Well-being Index-Adult
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Volume 19, 315-332
Saeki, M.; Lee, M.; Oishi, S. Life Satisfaction Judgments and Item-Order Effects Across Cultures.
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 118, 941 - 951
O'Brien, E.; Ellsworth, P.; Schwarz, N. Today's misery and yesterday's happiness: Differential effects of current life-events on perceptions of past wellbeing
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 2012, Vol. 48, 968-972
Lee, S.; Ham, S.; McClain, C. Question Order Sensitivity of Subjective Well-being Measures: Focus on Life Satisfaction, Self-rated Health, and Subjective life Expectancy in Survey Instruments
Quality of Life Research, 2016, Vol. 25, 2497 - 2510