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MODES OF EMPIRICAL HAPPINESS RESEARCH Topics of research Financial equivalence
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Financial equivalence, cost, money value, monetary compensation, utility calculation
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Authors Title / Source Year Veenhoven, R. The Units of Utility. Commentary on Clark, A.;Oswald, A.J.: "A Simple Statistical Method for Measuring how Life Events Affect Happiness".
International Journal of Epidemiology, 2002, Vol. 31, 1144 - 1146
Frey, B.S.; Luechinger, S.; Stutzer, A. Valuing Public Goods: The Life Satisfaction Approach.
Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, Working Paper No. 184, 2004, Zürich, Switzerland
VanPraag, B.M.; Baarsma, B.E. Using Happiness Surveys to Value Intangibles: The Case of Airport Noise.
The Economic Journal, 2005, V0l. 115, 224 - 246
Borooah, V.K. What Makes People Happy? Some Evidence from Northern Ireland.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2005, Vol. 7, 427 - 465
Powdthavee, N Putting a Price Tag on Friends, Relatives, and Neighbours: Using Surveys of Life Satisfaction to Value Social Relationships.
Journal of Socio-Economics, 2008, Vol. 39, 1459 -1480
Groot, W.; Maassen-VandenBrink, H.; VanPraag, B.M. The Compensating Income Variation of Social Capital.
Social Indicators Research, 2007, Vol. 82, `189 - 207
Oswald, A.J.; Powdthavee, N Does Happiness Adapt? A Longitudinal Study of Disability with Implications for Economists and Judges.
Journal of Public Economics, 2008, Vol. 92, 1061 - 1077.
Frey, B.S.; Stutzer, A. Dar Glück aus ökonomischer Sicht. (Happiness from the Economical Perspective).
Hentschel, B.;Staupe, G.;Eds.: '' Glück. Welches Glück'', Carl Hensen Verlag, 2008, München, Germany, 89 -102
Knabe, A.; Rätzel, S. Quantifying the Psychological Costs of Unemployment: The Role of Permanent Income.
Working Paper No. 32, DIW, 2007, Berlin, Germany
Luechinger, S. Valuing Air Quality Using the Life Satisfaction Approach.
Paper, International Conference, Policies for Happiness, 2007, Siena, Italy.
Helliwell, J.F.; Huang, H. How's the Job? Well-Being and Social Capital in the Workplace.
ILR Review, 2010, Vol 63. Canada
Stevenson, B.; Wolfers, J. Happiness Inequality in the United States.
Discussion Paper, No. 6929, Centre for Economic Policy research (CEPR), 2008, UK
Frey, B.S.; Luechinger, S.; Stutzer, A. The Life Satisfaction Approach to Valuing Public Goods.
Public Choice, 2009, Vol. 138, 317 - 345
Deaton, A.; Fortson, J.; Tortora, R. Life (Evaluation), HIV/AIDS, and Death in Africa.
Working Paper no.14637, NBER, 2009, Cambridge, USA.(also published in: Diener E., Helliwell J.E.; Kahneman D. (Eds).: ''International Differences in Well-Being'', Oxford University Press, 2010, 105 - 138)
Zijlmans, T.J. Work Involvement in the Valuation of Unemployment.
Master Thesis, Utrecht School of Economics, 2009, The Netherlands
Deaton, A.; Arora, R. Life at the Top: The Benefit of Height.
Economics and Human Biology, 2009, Vol. 2, 133- 136
Carroll, N. Unemployment and Psychological Well-Being.
The Economic Record, 2007, Vol. 83, 287 - 302
DeMello, L.; Tiongson, E.R. What is the Value of ( My and My Family's) Good Health?
Kyklos, 2009, Vol. 62, 594 - 610
Frey, B.S.; Luechinger, S.; Stutzer, A. The Life Satisfaction Approach to Environmental Valuation.
IZA discussion Paper no 4478, 2009, Bonn, Germany
Levinson, A. Valuing Public Goods using Happiness Data: The Case of Air Quality.
Journal of Public Economics, 96, 869-880
Dolan, P.; Metcalfe, R. Comparing Willingness-to-Pay and Subjective Well-Being in the Context of Non-Market Goods.
CEP Discussion Paper no 890, 2008, London School of Economics, London, UK
Hofstetter, P.; Ozawa, T. Minimizing CO2-Emissions Per Unit Of Happiness.
Paper BAO (Büro für Analyse & Ökologie), 2003, Zürich, Switzerland
Ferrer-i-Carbonell, A.; VanPraag, B.M. The subjective Costs of Health Losses due to chronic diseases: an alternative Model Appraisal.
IZA DP no. 313, 2001, Bonn, Germany
Kahneman, D.; Sugden, R. Experienced Utility as a Standard of Policy Evaluation.
Environment & Resource Economics, 2005, vol. 32, 161 - 181
Frijters, P.; VanPraag, B.M. The Effects of Climate on Welfare and Well-Being in Russia.
Climatic Change, 1998, Vol. 39, 61 - 81
Luechinger, S.; Raschky, P.A. Valuing Flood Disasters Using the Life Satisfaction Approach.
Journal of Public Economics, 2009, Vol. 93, 620 - 633
Helliwell, J.F.; Wang, S. Trust and Well-Being.
NBER Working Paper no. 15911, 2010, Cambridge, USA
Powdthavee, N Putting Different Price Tags on the Same Health Condition: Re-Evaluating the Well-Being Valuation Approach.
IZA Discussion Paper No. 5493, 2011, Bonn, Germany
Smyth, R.; Nielsen, I.; Zhai, Q A Study of the Impact of Environmental Surroundings on Personal Well-being in Urban China using a Multi-Item Well-Being Indicator.
Population and Environment, 2011, Vol. 32, 353 - 375
Lora, E; Powell, A. A New Way of Monitoring the Quality of Urban Life.
Working Paper No. 2011/12: World Institute for Development Economics Research, 2011, Helsinki, Finland
Ferreira, S.; Moro, M. On the Use of Subjective Well-being Data for Environmental Valuation.
Stirling Economics Discussion paper 2009-24, 2009, Stirling, UK
Groot, W.; Maassen-VandenBrink, H. A Direct Method for Estimating the Compensating Income Variation for Severe Headache and Migraine.
Social Science & Medicine, 2004, Vol. 58, 305 -314
Cohen, M.A. The Effect of Crime on Life Satisfaction.
The Journal of Legal Studies, 2008, Vol. 37, 325 - 325
DeNew, J.P.; Sinning, M Social Deprivation of Immigrants in Germany.
Review of Income and Wealth, 2010, Vol 56, 715 -733
Becchetti, L.; Corrado, L.; Rossetti, F. The Heterogeneous Effects of Income Changes on Happiness.
Social Indicators Research, 2011, Vol.104, 387 - 406
Fujiwara, D.; Dolan, P.; Kudma, L. Quantifying and Valuing the Wellbeing Impacts of Culture and Sport.
Paper: Department for Culture Media and Sport, 2014, UK
Ambrey, C.L.; Fleming, C.M. Valuing Scenic Amenity Using Life Satisfaction Data.
Griffith Business School, Dps no.2011-03, Queensland, Australia
Ambrey, C.L.; Chan, A. Y.; Fleming, C.M. Estimating the Cost of Air Pollution in South East Queensland: An Application of the Life Satisfaction Non-Market Valuation Approach.
AARES Paper, 2013, Sydney, Australia
Arnett, J.J. High Hopes in a Grim World: Emerging Adults' Views of their Futures and ''Generation X''
Youth & Society, 2000, Vol. 31, 267 - 286
Frijters, P.; Johnston, D.W.; Shields, M.A. Happiness Dynamics with Quarterly Life Event Data.
IZA DP N0. 3604, 2008, Queensland, Australia
Frijters, P.; Johnston, D.W.; Shields, M.A. Life Satisfaction Dynamics with Quarterly Life Event Data.
Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2011, Vol 113, 190 - 211
Graham, C.; Higuera, L.; Lora, E Which Health Conditions Cause the Most Unhappiness?
Health Economics, 2011, Vol. 20, 1431 - 1447
Levinson, A. Valuing Air Quality Using Happiness Data: The Case of Air Quality
Journal of Public Economics, 96, 869-880
Luechinger, S. Life Satisfaction and Transboundary Air Pollution.
Economics Letters, 2010, Vol.107, 4 - 6
Mentzakis, E. Allowing for Heterogeneity in Monetary Subjective Well-Being Valuations.
Health Economics, 2011, Vol. 20 1 - 25
Cruces, G.; Ham, A.; Tetaz, M. Well-being at the Subcity Level: the Buenos Aires Neighborhood Quality of Life.
Lora, E.; et al: " The Quality of Life in Latin American Cities", The Inter-American Development Bank, 2010, Washington DC, USA, 91 - 115
Ferre, Z.; Gandelman, N.; Piani, G. Housing and Neighborhood Satisfaction in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Lora, E.; et al: " The Quality of Life in Latin American Cities", The Inter-American Development Bank,2010, Washington DC, USA,, 223 - 253
Alcazar, L.; Andrade, R. Influence of Individual Urban, and Civil Society Spheres on Quality of Life in Metropolitan Lima, Peru.
Lora, E.: et al: " The Quality of Life in Latin American Cities", The Inter-American Bank, 2010, Washington DC, USA, 187 - 222
Medina, C.; Morales, L.; Nunez, J. Quality of Life in Urban Neighborhoods of Bogota and Medellin, Colombia.
Lora, E.; et al: " The Quality of Life in Latin American Cities", The Inter-American Bank, 2010, Washington DC, USA, 117 - 160
VanPraag, B.M.; Ferrer-i-Carbonell, A. Toward an Urban Quality of Life Index: Basic Theory and Econometric Methods.
Lora,E; et al: " The Quality of Life in Latin American Cities", 2010, The Inter-America Bank, 2010,Washington DC, USA, 65 - 90
Hall, L.J.; Madrigal, R.; Robalino, J. Pricing Amenities in Urban Neighborhoods of Costa Rica.
Lora, E.; et al: " The Quality of Life in Latin American Cities", 2010, The Inter-American Bank, 2010, Washington DC, USA,161 - 186
Powell, A.; Sanguinetti, P. Measuring Quality of Life in Latin America's Urban Neighborhoods: A Summary of Results from the City Case Studies.
Lora, E.; Powell, A.; et all;Eds: "The Quality of Life in Latin American Cities Markets and Perception", The Inter-American Development Bank and the World Bank, 2010,Washington DC, USA
Frey, B.S.; Stutzer, A. Economic Consequences of Mispredicting Utility.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 15, 937 - 956
Pfeifer, C. Life Satisfaction and the Consumption Values of Partners and Friends: Empirical Evidence from German Panel Survey Data.
Economics Bulletin, 2013, Vol. 33, 3131 - 3142
Eibich, P.; Kholodilin, H.K.; Wagner, G.G. Aircraft Noise in Berlin affects Quality of Life even outside the Airport Grounds.
ECONSTOR DIW Economic Bulletin, 2015, Vol. 5, 127 - 133
Welsch, H.; Biermann, P. Measuring Nuclear Power Plant Externalities Using Life Satisfaction Data: A Spatial Analysis for Switzerland.
Oldenburg Discussion Papers in Economics, 2015, No. 375, 1 - 43, Oldenburg, Germany
Fasshauer, A.; Rehdanz, K. Estimating Benefits from Regional Amenities: Internal Migration and Life Satisfaction.
SOEP Paper, 2015, No.748, 1 - 33
Ambrey, C.L.; Fleming, C.M. Valuing Australia’s Protected Areas: A life Satisfaction Approach.
New Zealand Economic Papers, 2012, Vol. 46, 191 - 209
Ambrey, C.L.; Fleming, C.M.; Manning, M. The Life Satisfaction Approach to Estimating the Cost of Crime: An Individual’s Willingness-to-Pay for Crime Reduction.
Griffith Business School Discussion Papers Economics, 2013, No. 1, 1 - 27
Ambrey, C.L.; Fleming, C.M. The Causal Effect of Income on Life Satisfaction and the Implications for Valuing Non-market Goods.
Economics Letters, 2014, VOL, 123, 131 - 134
Anderson, M.L.; Lu, F.; Yang, J. Superstitions, Street Traffic, And Subjective Wellbeing.
NBER Working Paper Series, 2015, No. 21551, 1 - 31, China
Decancq, K; Fleurbaey, M; Schokkaert, E Happiness, Equivalent Incomes and Respect for Individual Preferences.
Economica, 2013, Vol. 82, 1082 - 1106,
Howley, P. Valuing the Benefits from Health Care Interventions Using Life Satisfaction Data.
HEDG, University of York, 2016, Working Paper No. 1, 1 - 29, York, U.K.
Isacsson, G.; Karlström, A.; Swärdh, J.E The Value of Time from Subjective Data on Life Satisfaction and Job Satisfaction: An Empirical Assessment.
Swedish National Road & Transport Research Institute (VTI), 2008, Working Paper No.2, 1 - 26
Moore, S.C. The Value of Reducing Fear: an Analysis using the European Social Survey.
Applied Economics, 2006, Vol. 38, 115 - 117
León, C.J.; Arana, J.E.; Leon, J. Valuing the Social Cost of Corruption using Subjective Well Being Data and the Technique of Vignettes.
Applied Economics, 2013, Vol. 45, 3863 - 3870
Ambrey, C.L.; Fleming, C.M. Valuing Ecosystem Diversity in South East Queensland: A Life Satisfaction Approach.
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 115, 45 - 65
Brenig, M.; Proeger, T. Putting a Price Tag on Security: Subjective Well-Being and Willingness-to-pay for Crime Reduction in Europe.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 145 - 166
VandenBerg, B.; Ferrer-i-Carbonell, A. Monetary Valuation of Informal Care: The Well-Being Valuation Method.
Health Economics, 2007, Vol. 16, 1227 - 1244
Ólafsdóttir, T.; Asgeirsdottir, T.L.; Norton, E.C. Valuing Pain Using the Subjective Well-Being Method
Working Paper, 2017, Nr. 23649, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, USA
Akay, A.; Martinsson, P.; Ralsmark, H. I Can’t Sleep! Relative Concerns and Sleep Behavior.
Working Paper in Economics, 2017, No. 709, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 1 - 47.
Arrosa, M.L.; Gandelman, N. Valuation of Public Amenities and Differences in Quality of Life among Latin American cities.
CAF - Documento de trabajo, 2016, No.14, Universidad ORT, Uruguay, 1 - 39
Tsurumi, T; Managi, S. Monetary Valuations of Life Conditions in a Consistent Framework: The Life Satisfaction Approach.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2017, Vol. 18, 1275 - 1303
Tsurumi, T; Managi, S. Environmental Value of Green Spaces in Japan: An Application of the Life Satisfaction Approach.
Ecological Research, 2015, Vol. 120, 1-12
Latif, E. Monetary Valuation of Cardiovascular Disease in Canada
Economics and Business Letters, 2012, Vol. 1, 46 - 52
Huang, L.; Dalziel, K.; Frijters, P. Life Satisfaction, QALYs, and the Monetary Value of Health
Social Science and Medicine, 2018, Vol. 211, 131 - 136
McDonald, R.; Powdthavee, N The Shadow Prices of Voluntary Caregiving: Using Panel Data of Well-Being to Estimate the Cost of Informal Care
Discussion Paper, 2018, Institute of Labor Economics, IZA DP 11545, 1 - 35
Del Saz-Salazar, S.; Alcala-Mellado, J.R.; Navarrete-Tudela, A. On the Use of Life Satisfaction Data for Valuing Cultural Goods: A First Attempt and a Comparison with the Contingent Valuation Method
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2019, Vol. 20, 119 - 140
Fernandez, C.J.; Ginting, E.; Raitzer, D. Potential Use of the Life Satisfaction Approach to Value Nonmarket Goods and Services
Working Paper, 2019, Nr. 569, Asian Development Bank, Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD), Manila, Philippines
Alpman, A.; Balestra, C.; Murtin, F. Unveiling the Monetary Value of Non-Market Activities using Experienced Well-Being and Time Use Surveys
Conference Paper, 2018, 35th IARIW General Conference, August 24, 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mendoza, Y.; Aguilar, A.; Loyola, R. Valuation of Air Quality in Chile: The Life Satisfaction Approach
Social Indicators Research, 2019, Vol. 145, 367-387
Mahasuweerachai, P.; Pangjai, S. Does Piped Water Improve Happiness? A Case from Asian Rural Communities
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2018, Vol. 19, 1329-1346
Brown, T The Subjective Well-Being Method of Valuation: An Application to General Health Status
Health Research and Educational Trust, 2015, Vol. 50, 1996 - 2018
Birkjær, M; Kaats, M.; Rubio, A Wellbeing Adjusted Life Years
The Happiness Research Institute & Leaps by Bayer, 2020, Berlin, Germany
Bjørnskov, C.; Foss, N.J. Well-being and Entrepreneurship: Using Establishment Size to Identify Treatment Effects and Transmission Mechanisms
Research Article, 2020, Lubos Buzna, University of Zilina, Zilina, Slovakia
Yoo, S.; Kawabata, Y.; Keeley, A.; Kumagai, J.; Managi, S. Insuring Well-being: Psychological Adaptation to Disasters
MPRA Working paper, 2021, Nr. 107632
Fujiwara, D.; Campbell, R. Valuation Techniques for Social Cost-Benefit Analysis: Stated Preference, Revealed Preference and Subjective Well-Being Approaches
Discussion Paper, 2011, HM Treasury, Department for Work and Pensions,
Fujiwara, D. Museums and Happiness: The Value of Participating in Museums and the Arts
Research Report, 2013,The Happy Museum, UK
Fujiwara, D.; Cornwall, T.; Dolan, P. Heritage and Wellbeing
Report for English Heritage Org., UK, 2014
Fujiwara, D.; Houston, R.; Keohane, K. Valuation of The impact of Roadworks and Flooding Using The Wellbeing Valuation Method
Report for Simetrica, 2018, UK
Bjørnsko,C.; Fossi,N.,N. Well-Being and Entrepreneurship: Using Establishment Size to Identify Treatment Effects and Transmission Mechanisms
OPEN ACCESS, 2020, Vol. 15, 1-22