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MODES OF EMPIRICAL HAPPINESS RESEARCH Methods used in happiness research (other than cross-sections) Meta-analysis
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Meta-analysis, quantitative research synthesis, review

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

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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Amato, P.R.; Keith, B. Parental Divorce and Adult Well-Being: A Meta-Analysis.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1991, Vol. 53, 43 - 58
Bless, H.; Schwarz, N. Ist Schlechte Stimmung die Ausnahme? Eine Meta-analyse von Stimmungsuntersuchungen. (Is a Bad Mood the Exception? A Meta-analysis of Mood Investigations.)
Paper, University Heidelberg, 1984, Germany
Fendrich, M. Wives' Employment and Husbands' Distress: A Meta-analysis and a Replication.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1984, Vol. 46, 871 - 879
Haring-Hidore, M.J.; Okun, M.A.; Stock, W.A. A Research Synthesis of Gender and Social Class as Correlates of Subjective Well-Being.
Human Relations, 1984, Vol. 37, 645 - 657
Haring-Hidore, M.J.; Okun, M.A.; Stock, W.A.; Witter, R.A. Marital Status and Subjective Well-Being: A Research Synthesis.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1985, Vol. 47, 947 -953
Inkeles, A.; Diamond, L. Personal Development and National Development: A Cross-National Perspective.
Szalai, A.;Andrews, F.;Eds.:"The Quality of Life.", Comparative Studies, Sage, 1980, London, UK, 73 - 109
Okun, M.A.; Karoly, P.; Levy, B.R. Dispositional Happiness and College Student GPA: Unpacking a Null Relation.
Journal of Research in Personality, 2009, Vol. 43, 711 - 715
Okun, M.A.; Haring-Hidore, M.J.; Stock, W.A.; Witter, R.A. Health and Subjective Well-Being: A Meta-Analysis.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1984, Vol. 19, 111 - 132
Okun, M.A.; Stock, W.A. Quality of Research on Correlates of Subjective Well-Being in Adulthood.
Experimental Aging Research, 1984, Vol. 10, 161 - 163
Okun, M.A.; Haring-Hidore, M.J.; Stock, W.A.; Witter, R.A. The Social Activity/Subjective Well-Being Relation.
Research on Aging, 1984, Vol. 6, 45 - 65
Polit, D.F.; Falbo, T. Only Children and Personality: A Quantitative Review.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1987, Vol. 49, 309 -325
Rodgers, W.L. Trends in Reported Happiness within Demographically Defined Subgroups, 1957-78.
Social Forces, 1982, Vol. 60, 826 - 842
Stock, W.A.; Okun, M.A. The Construct Validity of Psychological Well-Being Measures: An Assessment via Quantitative Research Syntheses.
Unpublished Paper Arizona State University, 1984, USA
Stock, W.A.; Benito, J.G.; Okun, M.A. A Cross-Cultural Analysis of the Structure of Psychological Well-Being.
Paper presented at the 12th World Congress of Sociology, 1990, Madrid, Spain
Stock, W.A.; Haring-Hidore, M.J.; Okun, M.A.; Witter, R.A. Age Differences in Subjective Well-Being: A Meta-Analysis.
Evaluation Studies Review Annual, 1983, Vol. 8, 279 - 302
Stock, W.A.; Haring-Hidore, M.J.; Okun, M.A.; Witter, R.A. Race and Subjective Well-Being in Adulthood: A Black-White Research Synthesis.
Human Development, 1985, Vol. 28, 192 - 197
Stock, W.A.; Haring-Hidore, M.J.; Okun, M.A.; Stock, S.; Witter, R.A. Reporting Reliability: A Case Study of Life Satisfaction Research.
Unpublished Paper, Arizona State University, 1982, Tempe, USA
Veenhoven, R. Databook of Happiness.
Reidel, 1984, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Veenhoven, R. Conditions of Happiness.
Kluwer Academic, 1984 (reprint), Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Veenhoven, R. Correlates of Happiness.
Studies in Socio-Cultural Transformation, nr. 3, RISBO, 1994, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Veenhoven, R. Happiness in Nations.
Studies in Socio-Cultural Transformation, nr. 2, RISBO, 1993, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Warr, P.; Parry, G. Paid Employment and Women's Psychological Well-Being.
Psychological Bulletin, 1982, Vol. 91, 498 - 516
Whitley, B.E. Sex-Role Orientation and Psychological Well-Being: Two Meta-Analyses.
Sex-Roles, 1985, Vol. 12, 207 - 225
Witter, R.A.; Haring-Hidore, M.J.; Okun, M.A.; Stock, W.A. Education and Subjective Well-Being: A Meta-Analysis.
Education Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 1984, Vol. 6, 165 - 173
Witter, R.A.; Haring-Hidore, M.J.; Okun, M.A.; Stock, W.A. Religion and Subjective Well-Being in Adulthood: A Quantitative Synthesis.
Review of Religious Research, 1985, Vol. 26, 332 - 342
Witt, D.D.; Curry, E.W.; Lowe, G.D.; Peek, C.W. The Changing Association between Age and Happiness: Emerging Trend or Methodological Artifact?
Social Forces, 1979, Vol. 58, 1302 - 1307
Wright, J.D. Are Working Women Really More Satisfied? Evidence from Several National Surveys.
Journal of Marriage and the Family, 1978, Vol. 40, 301 -373
Forsé, M.; Déchaux, J.H.; Jaslin, J.P.; Lemel, Y.; Mendras, H.; Stoclet, D. Recent Social Trends in France, 1960 -1990.
Series: Comparative Charting of Social Change, Campus Verlag, 1993, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Glatzer, W.; Hondrich, K.O.; Noll, H.H.; Stiehr, K.; Wörndl, B. Recent Social Trends in West-Germany 1960-1990.
Series Comparative Charting of Social Change, Campus Verlag, 1993, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Veenhoven, R.; Ehrhardt, J. The Cross-National Pattern of Happiness. Test of Predictions Implied in Three Theories of Happiness.
Social Indicators Research, 1995, Vol. 34, 33 - 68
Langlois, S.; Baillargeon, J.P.; Caldwell, G.; Fréchet, G. Recent Social Trends in Quebec 1960 - 1990.
Series: Comparative Charing of Social Change, Campus Verlag, 1993, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Veenhoven, R. How Satisfying is Rural Life? Empirical Findings on the Evaluation of Rural Living.
Cécora, J.;Ed.: "Changing Values and Attitudes in Family Households..", FAA Report nr. 296, 1994, Germany, 41 - 52
Scherpenzeel, A.C. A Question of Quality: Evaluating Survey Questions by Multi Trait - Multi Method Studies.
Doctoral Dissertation, Royal PTT, KPN Research, 1995, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Cummins, R.A. On the Trait of the Gold Standard for Subjective Well-Being.
Social Indicators Research, 1995, Vol. 35, 179 - 200
Goyder, J.; McCutcheon, T.I. Francophone Life-Satisfaction and Civic Culture: A Meta-Analysis of the Canadian Case.
Social Indicators Research, 1995, Vol. 34, 377 - 394
Veenhoven, R. World Database of Happiness.
Social Indicators Research, 1995, Vol. 34, 299 - 313
Landau, S.F.; Beit-Hallahmi, B.; Shlomit, L. The Personal and the Political: Israelis' Perception of Well-Being in Times of War and Peace.
Social Indicators Research, 1998, Vol. 44, 329 - 365
Veenhoven, R.; Timmermans, D. Welvaart en Geluk. ( Affluence and Happiness).
Economisch Statistische Berichten, 1998, Vol. 83, 628 - 631
Okun, M.A.; Stock, W.A. The Construct Validity of Subjective Well-Being Measures: An Assessment via Quantitative Research Syntheses.
Journal of Community Psychology, 1987, Vol. 15, 481 - 492
George, L.K. Economic Status and Subjective Well-Being: A Review of the Literature and an Agenda for Future Research.
Cutler, N.E.;Gregg, D.W.;Lawton, M.P.;Eds.: " Aging, Money, and Life Satisfaction", Springer, 1992, New York, USA, 69 - 99
Basabe, N.; Paez, D.; Valencia, J. Culture Dimensions, Socioeconomic Development, Climate, and Emotional Hedonic Level.
Cognition and Emotion, 2002, Vol. 16, 103 - 126
VanHemert, D.A. Emotion and Culture: A Meta-Analysis.
VanHemert, D.A.: "Patterns of Cross-Cultural Differences in Psychology: A Meta-Analytic Approach", Dutch University Press, 2003, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 81 - 109
VanHemert, D.A.; Georgas, J.; Poortinga, Y.H.; VandeVijver, F.J. Structural and Functional Equivalence of the Eysenk Personality Questionnaire Within and Between Countries.
Personality and Individual Differences, 2002, Vol. 33, 1229 - 1249
VanHemert, D.A.; Poortinga, Y.H.; VandeVijver, F.J. The Beck Depression Inventory as a Measure of Subjective Well-Being: A Cross-National Study.
Journal of Happiness Study, 2002, Vol. 3, 257 - 286
Shultz, J.; Schmidt, J.; Steel, P. Controlling for Commensurability in a Meta-analysis of Personality and Subjective Well-Being
University of Calgary, Paper Preliminary Version, 2005, Calgary, Canada, 1 -43
Hagerty, M.R. Was Life Better in the ' Good Old Days'? Intertemporal, Judgments of Life Satisfaction.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2003, Vol. 4, 115 - 139
Steel, P.; Schmidt, J.; Shultz, J. Refining the Relationship between Personality and Subjective Well-Being.
Psychological Bulletin, 2008, Vol. 134, 138 - 161
Veenhoven, R. Healthy Happiness: Effects of Happiness on Physical Health and the Consequences for Preventive Health Care.
Journal of Happiness Studies: 2008, Vol. 9, 449 - 469
Pinquart, M.; Sörensen, S. Gender Differences in Self-Concept and Psychological Well-Being in Old Age: A Meta-Analysis.
Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 2001, Vol. 56B, 195 - 213
Howell, R.T.; Howell, C.J. The Relation of Economics Status to Subjective Well-Being in Developing Countries: A Meta Analysis.
Psychological Bulletin, 2008, Vol. 134, 536 - 560.
Veenhoven, R. Enjoyment of Life lengthens Life. Findings and Consequences.
Freire, T.; Ed.: "Understanding Positive Life Research an Practice on Positive Psychology'', Climepsi, 2009, Lisabon, Portugal, 19 - 42
Pinquart, M.; Sörensen, S. Influence of Socioeconomic Status, Social Network, and Competence and Subjective Well-Being in Later Life: A Meta Analysis.
Psychology and Aging, 2000, Vol. 15, 187 - 224
Vassar, M. A Note on the Score Reliability for the Satisfaction with Life Scale: an RG Study.
Social Indicators Research, 2008, Vol. 86, 47 - 57
Veenhoven, R. World Database of Happiness. Tool for Dealing with the Data-Deluge.
Psychological Topics, 2009, Vol. 18, 221 - 246
Ehrhardt, J. Temporal Stability of Happiness. A Meta-Analysis of Overtime Correlations.
Paper, 1995, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Faculty of Social Sciences, Netherlands
Schueller, S.M. What are Positive Interventions and How Effective are they? A Conceptual Discussion of the ' Positive' and Meta-analysis of the Effectiveness of Positive Interventions.
Paper, University of Pennsylvania, 2008, Philadelphia, USA
Proulx, C.; Buehler, C.; Helms, H.M. Marital Quality and Personal Well-Being: A Meta-Analysis.
Journal of Marriage and Family, 2007, Vol. 69, 576 - 593
Veenhoven, R.; Choi, Y.W. Does Intelligence Boost Happiness? Smartness of All Pays more that Being Smarter than Others.
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2012, Vol. 1, 5 - 27
Netz, Y.; Becker, B. J.; Tenenbaum, G.; Wu, M. J. Physical Activity and Psychological Well-Being in Advanced Age: A Meta-Analysis of Intervention Studies.
Psychology and Aging, 2005, Vol. 20, 272 - 284
Dijkers, M. Quality of Life after Spinal Cord Injury: a Meta Analysis of the Effects of Disablement Components.
Spinal Cord, 1997, Vol. 35, 829 - 840
Bouman, A. De Invloed van Omstandigheden in Kindertijd op later Geluk. Een Research Syntese. (The Influence of Circumstances in Chilhood on Later Happiness. A research Synthesis).
Paper prepared in the context of the honors program 2013, Faculty of Social Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Luhmann, M.; Eid, M.; Lucas, R.E. Subjective Well-Being and Adaptation to Life Events: A Meta-Analysis.
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 2012, Vol. 102, 592 - 615
Schultz, I. The Happiness of Babies. A Research Synthesis
Paper in context of a research internship Erasmus University Rotterdam, 2014, Netherlands
Bak-Klimek, A.; Elliott, L.; Karatzias, T; Maclean, R. The Determinants of Well-Being Among International Economic Immigrants: A Systematic Literature Review and Meta-Analysis.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2015, Vol. 10, 161 - 188
Klug, H.J.P.; Maier, G.W. Linking Goal Progress and Subjective Well-Being: A Meta-analysis.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol. 16, 37 - 65
Connolly, J.J.; Viswesvaran, C. The role of Affectivity in Job Satisfaction: A Meta-analysis.
Personality and Individual Differences, 2000, Vol. 29 , 265 - 281
Borrero Caldas, S.; Cortes, A.M.; Escobar, A.B.; Maya, L.C. Poor and Distressed, but Happy: Situational and Cultural Moderators of the Relationship between Wealth and Happiness.
Estudios Gerenciales, 2013, Vol. 29, Nr. 126, 2 - 11
Veenhoven, R. Evidence Based Pursuit of Happiness. What should we know, do we know and can we get to know?
Paper EHERO nr1, 2012, Erasmus University , Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Bowling, N.A.; Eschleman, K.J.; Wang, Q. A Meta-Analytic Examination of the Relationship between Job Satisfaction and Subjective Well-Being.
Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 2010, Vol. 83, 915 - 934
Kuykendall, L.; Ng, V.; Tay, L. Leisure Engagement and Subjective Well- Being: A Meta-Analysis.
Psychological Bulletin, 2015, Vol. 141, 364 - 403
Mckee-Ryan, F.M.; Kinicki, A.J.; Wanberg, C.R. Psychological and Physical Well-Being During Unemployment: A Meta-Analytic Study.
Journal of Applied Psychology, 2005, Vol. 90, 53 - 76
Okbai, A.; Baselmans, B.M.l.; DeNeve, J.E. Genetic Variants associated with Subjective Well-Being, Depressive Symptoms, and Neuroticism Identified through Genome-wide Analyses.
Nature Genetics, 2015, Vol. 48, 624 - 633
Slag, M.R.A The Easterlin Paradox or Easterlin Illusion: Some Empirical Tests.
MSc Thesis, 2017, School of Economics, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Okun, M.A.; Cohn, C.M.; Olding, R.W. A Meta-Analysis of Subjective Well-Being Interventions Among Elders.
Psychology Bulletin, 1990, Vol. 108, 257 - 266
Burger, M.; Chiperi, F.; Kang, X.; Veenhoven, R. Happiness and Consumption; A Review of Research.
Working paper, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organization EHERO, 2015, Netherlands
Conley, J.J. The Hierarchy of Consistency: A review and Model of Longitudinal Findings on Adult Individual Differences in Intelligence, Personality and Self-Opinion.
Personality and Individual Differences, 1983, Vol. 5, I l - 25
Steel, P.; Taras, V.; Uggerslev, K. The Happy Culture: A Theoretical, Meta-Analytic, and Empirical Review of the Relationship Between Culture and Wealth and Subjective Well-Being.
Personality and Social Psychology Review. 2017, 1- 42
Boumparis, N.; Karyotaki, E.; Kleiboer, A.M. The Effect of Psychotherapeutic Interventions on Positive and Negative Affect in Depression: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Journal of Affective Disorders, 2016, Vol. 15, 153 - 162
Wiese, C.W.; Kuykendall, L.; Tay, L. Get Active? A Meta-analysis of Leisure-time physical Activity and Subjective Wellbeing
The Journal of Positive Psychology, 2018, Vol. 13, 57 - 66
Onraet, E.; Dhont, K.; VanHiel, A. The Relationship Between Right-Wing Ideological Attitudes and Psychological Well-Being.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2013, Vol. 39, 509 - 522
Veenhoven, R. Happiness in Nations: Pursuit of Greater Happiness for a Greater Number of Citizens
Snyder, C.R. et al (Eds.): "The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology", 2018, Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom
Steel, P.; Bosco, F.; Schmidt, J. The Effects of Personality on Job Satisfaction and Life Satisfaction: A Meta-Analytic Investigation Accounting for Bandwidth-Fidelity and Commensurability.
Human Relations, 2018, online, 1 - 31
Huang, C. Internet Use and Psychological Well-being: A Meta-Analysis.
Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, 2010, Vol. 13, 241 - 249
Cheng, C.; Li, A.Y. Internet Addiction Prevalence and Quality of (Real) Life: A Meta-Analysis of 31 Nations Across Seven World Regions
Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, 2014, Vol. 17, 755 - 760
Veenhoven, R. Databook of Happiness
Alex C. Michalos (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, 2014, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 1448 - 1449
Emerson, S.D.; Gadermann, A.M.; Guhn, M. Measurement Invariance of the Satisfaction with Life Scale: Reviewing Three Decades of Research
Quality of Life Research, 2017, Vol. 26, 2251 - 2264
Koydemir, S.; Schutz, A.; Sökmez, A.B. A Meta-Analysis of the Effectiveness of Randomized Controlled Positive Psychological Interventions on Subjective and Psychological Well-Being
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2021, Vol. 16, 1145-1185
Hendriks, T.; Hassankhan, A.; Schotanus-Dijkstra, M. The Efficacy of Multi‑component Positive Psychology Interventions: A Systematic Review and Meta‑analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2020, Vol. 21, 357 - 390
Huang, C. Time Spent on Social Network Sites and Psychological Well-Being: A Meta-Analysis
Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, 2017, Vol. 20, 346 - 354
Bergsma, A.; Buijt, I; Veenhoven, R. Will Happiness-Trainings Make Us Happier? A Research Synthesis Using an Online Findings-Archive
Frontiers in Psychology, 2020, Vol. 11, art. 1953
Kurnaz, M.F.; Günaydın, H.A.; Teke, E. Relationship between Self-Esteem and Life Satisfaction: A Meta-Analysis Study
Research and Education Psychology, 2020, Vol. 4, 236 - 253,
Levinson, A. Happiness and Air Pollution
Working Paper, 2020, Georgetown University Economics Department and NBER
Bücker, S.; Nuraydin, S.; Simonsmeier, B.A. Subjective Well-Being and Academic Achievement: A Meta-Analysis
Journal of Research in Personality, 2018, Vol. 74, 83 - 94
Martin-Maria, N.; Caballero, F.F.; Miret, M. The Impact of Subjective Well-being on Mortality: A Meta-Analysis of Longitudinal Studies in the General Population
Psychosomatic Medicine, 2017, Vol. 79, 565 - 575
Van Agteren, J.; Bartholomaeus, J.; Carey, M.; Kopsaftis, Z.; Kyrios, M.; Lo, L. A Systematic Review And Meta-Analysis of Psychological Interventions to Improve Mental Wellbeing
Nature Human Behaviour, 2021, Vol. 5, 631 - 652
Anglim, J.; Horwood, S.; Marrero, R.J.; Smillie, L.D. Predicting Psychological and Subjective Well-Being from Personality: A Meta-Analysis
Psychological Bulletin, 2020, Vol. 146, 279-323
Baas, M.; De Dreu, C.K.W.; Nijstad, B.A. A Meta-Analysis of 25 Years of Mood-Creativity Research: Hedonic Tone, Activation, or Regulatory Focus?
Psychological Bulletin, 208, Vol. 134, 779 - 806