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PREVALENCE of HAPPINESS Level of happiness Happiness level in places Happiness level in cities
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Happiness level in cities, town, urban, capital, metropolis, suburb
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Bulatao, R.A. Measures of Happiness among Manila Residents.
Philippine Sociological Review, 1973, Vol. 21, 229 - 238
Münnich, A. Satisfaction in Debrecen, Hungary.
Saris, W.E.;et al;Eds.: "A Comparative Study in Satisfaction with Life in Europe", Eötvös University Press, 1996, Hungary, 195 - 200
Olsen, A.; Munck, I.M. Satisfaction in Two Swedish Towns.
Saris, W.E.;et al;Eds.:"A Comparative Study of Satisfaction with Life in Europe", Eötvös University Press,1996, Hungary, 145 - 174
Zumbo, B.D.; Michalos, A.C. Quality of Life in Jasper, Alberta.
Social Indicators Research, 2000, Vol. 49, 121 - 145
Dasgupta, S.K.; Majumdar, S. Sense of Well-Being and Perceived Quality of Life in Calcutta.
Diener, E.;Rathz, D.R. (Eds).: "Advances in Quality of Life Theory and Research", Kluwer, 2000, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 65 - 79
Ibrahim, M.F.; Chung, S.W. Quality of Life of Residents Living Near Industrial Estates in Singapore.
Social Indicators Research, 2003, Vol. 61, 203 - 225
Hilhorst, E.; VandeBurgwal, B. Amersfoort langs de Meetlat. (Amersfoort Measured. A Comparison of the 25 Biggest Cities in the Netherlands).
Report Bureau of Research and Statistics, Council Amersfoort, 2002, Netherlands
Cummins, R.A.; Davern, M.T.; Eckersley, R.; Hunter, B.; Lo, S.K.; Okerstrom, E. Australian Unity Wellbeing Index. Special Report on Cities.
Australian Center on Quality of Life, 2004, Melbourne, Australia
Schyns, P.; Bouchier, T.; Dignum, K.; Lindeman, E.; Slot, J. De Staat van de Stad Amsterdam I.Sociaal Structuurplan. (The Survey of the Town Amsterdam I. Social City Plan).
Amsterdam Bureau for Research and Statistics, 2001, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Michalos, A.C. Arts and the Quality of Life: An Exploratory Study.
Social Indicators Research, 2005, Vol. 71, 11 - 59
Wills-Herrera, E. Personal Well Being Index-Adults for Bogotá- Colombia, March 2006.
Paper Management School, University de los Andes, 2006, Bogotá, Colombia
McKinsey & Company, (
McKinsey & Company, 2006, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Papadopoulos, L The National Lottery Luck Study.
ICM Research, 2006, UK
Yoshino, R. The Asia & Pacific Value Survey. China 2005 Survey (Beijing, Shanghai & Hong Kong).
The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, 2007, Tokyo, Japan
Meulemann, H.; Beckers, T.; Lander, B.; Reuband, K.H. Selbst- und Kollektivorientierung (SuKo). (Orientations on Self and Society).
GESIS, ''Lebenszufriedenheit'', Data Archive Germany, ZA Study number 4209, 2007, Köln, Germany
Cheung, C.K.; Leung, K.K. Forming Life Satisfaction among Different Social Groups during the Modernization of China.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2004, Vol. 5, 23 - 56
Penjore, D. Swimming in the Tide of Globalization: Bhutan as Seen through the Life of Bhutanese in Thimphu.
Inoguchi, T.;Ed.: ''Human Beliefs and Values in Incredible Asia'', Akashi Shoten, 2008, Japan, 39 - 63
Abeyratne, S. Sri Lanka: Regional Discontent of Development Disparities.
Inoguchi, T.;Ed.: ''Human Beliefs and Values in Incredible Asia'', Akashi Shoten, 2008, Japan, 147 - 161
Wills-Herrera, E.; Hamilton, M.; Islam, G. Subjective Well-Being in Cities: A Multidimensional Concept of Individual, Social and Cultural Variables.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2009, Vol. 4, 201 - 221
Peil, M. Personal Communication.
Letter 18 - 4 - 1988, University of Birmingham, UK
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
Quinta, V. Locals' Happiness 'Above Average'.
Macau Daily Times, 20 January 2011
Lee, N.Y. Assessing Happiness and Competitiveness of World Major Metropolises.
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, May 8, 2011
Chen, Z.; Davey, G. Subjective Quality of Life in Zhuhai City, South China: A Public Survey using the International Wellbeing Index.
Social Indicators Research, 2009, Vol. 91, 243 - 258
Verlet., D; VanGeel, H. Over Containerbegrippen en hun Validiteit voor Onderzoek Het Begrip Levenskwaliteit als Case. ( About Containerconcepts and their Validity for Investigation The Concept Quality of Life as a Case).
APS Not@s 3, Department of the Flemish Community, 2005, Brussel, Belgium
Davern, M.T.; Chen, X. Piloting the Geographic Information System (GIS) Methodology as an Analytic Tool for Subjective Wellbeing Research.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2010, Vol. 5, 105 - 119
Morrison, P.S. Local Expressions of Subjective Well-Being: The New Zealand Experience.
Regional Studies, 2011, Vol. 45, 1039 - 1058
Yamaoka, K Social Capital and Health and Well-being in East Asia: a population-based Study.
Social Science and Medicine, 2008, Vol. 66, 885 - 899
Manzanilla-Prieto, F 2012. Ranking de felicidad en Mexico: En que municipios viven con mayor calidad de vida los mexicanos. (Ranking 2012 of happiness in Mexico: In which city district are the Mexicans with better quality of life? )
Imaginamexico A.C.
Okulicz-Kozaryn, A. City Life: Rankings (Livability) vs Perceptions (Satisfaction).
Social Indicators Research, 2013, Vol. 110, 433 - 451
Florida, R.; Mellander, C.; Rentfrow, P.J. The Happiness of Cities.
Regional Studies, 2011, Vol. 8, 1 - 15
Alem, Y.; Köhlin, G. The Impact of Food Price Inflation on Subjective Well-Being: Evidence From Urban Ethiopia.
Social Indicators Research, 2014, Vol. 116, 853 - 868
Alem, Y. Life Satisfaction in Urban Ethiopia. The Role of Relative Poverty and Unobserved Heterogeneity.
Environment for Development, Discussion Paper Series, 2014, efD DP, 14-04, Berkeley, California, USA
Türkoglu, H.; Baran, P. K.; Bölen, F.; Terzi, F. Measuring Quality of Urban Life in Istanbul.
Marans,R., W.; Stimson, R., J.; Eds: "Investigating Quality of Urban Life Theory, Methods, and Empirical Research", Springer, 2011, NY , USA, 209 - 231
Piper, A.T. Europe's Capital Cities and the Happiness Penalty: an Investigation Using the European Social Survey.
MPRA Paper, 2013, No. 47793, Flensburg, Germany
Seik, F.T. Subjective Assessment of Urban Quality of Life in Singapore (1997-1998).
Habitat International, 2000, Vol. 24, 31 - 49
Han, S. Social Capital and Subjective Happiness: Which Contexts Matter?
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol. 16, 241 - 225
Corbi, R.B.; Menezes-Filho, N.A. Os Determinantes Empíricos da Felicidade no Brasil. (Empiric of Determinants of Happiness in Brazil)
Revista de Economia Política, 2006, Vol. 26, 518 - 536
Goldberg, A.; Leyden, K.M.; Scotto, T.J. Untangle what makes Cities Livable: Happiness in Five Cities.
Urban Design and Planning, 2012, Vol. 165, 127 - 136
Leyden, K.M.; Goldberg, A.; Michelbach, P Understanding the Pursuit of Happiness in Ten Major Cities.
Urban Affairs Review, 2011, Vol. 47, 861 - 888
Lin, K Social Quality and Happiness . An Analysis of the Survey. Data from Three Chinese Cities.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2016, Vol. 11, 23 - 40
Guillen-Royo, M.; Kasser, T. Personal Goals, Socio-Economic Context and Happiness: Studying a Diverse Sample in Peru
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2015, Vol. 16, 405 - 425
Keuschnigg, M.; Negele, E.; Wolbring, T. Münchener Studie zur Lebenszufriedenheit.
Arbeitspapier des Instituts für Soziologie der Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, 2010, Nr. 4, 1 - 16
Eurobarometer, Quality of Life in European Cities 2015.
European Commission, Flash Eurobarometer nr 419. Brussels, Belgium
Brown, Z.; Oueslati, W.; Silva, J. Exploring the Effect of Urban Structure on Individual Well-Being.
OECD Environment Working Papers, 2015,No. 95, 1 - 36, Paris, France
Morrison, P.S. Subjective Wellbeing and the City.
Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, 2007, Vol. 31, 74 - 103
Eren, K.A.; Asici, A.A. The Determinants of Happiness in Turkey: Evidence from City-Level Data.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2016, Online Paper, 1 - 23
Marlet, G; VanWoerkens, C Atlas voor gemeenten 2017 (Atlas for communities in the Netherlands)
Yuan, H. Testing Subjective Well-Being from the Perspective of Social Quality: Quantile Regression Evidence from Shanghai, China.
Social Indicator Research, 2013, Vol. 113, 257 -276
Balducci, A.; Checchi, D. Happiness and Quality of City Life: The Case of Milan, The Richest Italian City.
International Planning Studies, 2009, Vol. 14, 25 - 64
Bernini, C.; Tampieri, A. Happiness in Italian Cities.
Regional Studies, 2019, Vol. 53, 1-11
Toro, C.G.; Obando, G.J.; Trujillo, J.E. El ser y el tener de los Habitantes de la Ciudad de Medellín como Determinantes de la Satisfacción con la Vida. To be and to have of the City of Medellin Inhabitants as Determinants of Life Satisfaction.
LAJED, 2016, No 26, 69 - 98
Kambara, S. The Citizens' Perceptions of Community in Kawasaki City Centered around Community Association Members: Results of Questionnaire Survey Conducted through Voluntary Organizations for Disaster Management.
The Senshu Social Well-being Review, 2015, Vol.1, 105 - 125
Ouweneel, P.; Veenhoven, R. Happiness in Rotterdam an Analysis of 7 City Surveys
International Journal of Social Science and Humanities Research, 2018, Vol. 6, 82-100
EHERO, De Staat van Schagen - Geluk in de Gemeente Schagen. (The State of Schagen- Happiness in the municipality of Schagen)
EHERO, rapport, 2017, ERASMUS University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 1 - 45
Hoogerbrugge, M.; Burger, M. Neighborhood-Based Social Capital and Life Satisfaction: The Case of Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Urban Geography, 2018, online, 1 - 26
Potapov, D.; Bozhya-Volya, A.; Shafranskaya, I. Happiness and the City. An Empirical Study of the Interaction between Subjective Well-Being and City Satisfaction.
Journal of Place Management and Development, 2017, Vol. 9, .313 - 330
Khawaja, Z.K.; Mehmood, B. What Makes Lahoris Happy? Economic or Non-Economic Factors or Both?
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 2018, Vol. 4, 261 -
Okulicz-Kozaryn, A.; Valente, R.R. Livability and Subjective Well-Being Across European Cities.
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 2019, Vol, 14, 197 - 220
Tambyah, S.K.; Tan, S.J. Happiness and Wellbeing: The Singaporean Experience.
Routledge, London, 2013
Greyling, T. A Composite Index of Quality of Life for The Gauteng City-Region: A Principal Component Analysis Approach.
Gauteng City-Region Observatory, 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa
Tambyah, S.K.; Tan, S.J. Subjective Wellbeing (I). Satisfaction with Life, Life Domains and Living in Singapore.
Happiness, Wellbeing and Society: What Matters for Singaporeans, 2018, Routledge, London
Tan, S.J.; Tambyah, S.K. Singapore, Quality of Life
Michalos, A.C. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research, 2014, Springer, New York
Kau, A.K.; Tan, S.J.; Wirtz, J. Seven Faces of Singaporeans: Their Values, Aspirations and Lifestyles
Prentice Hall, Singapore,1998
Kau, A.K.; Tambyah, S.K.; Tan, S.J. Life Satisfaction
Understanding Singaporeans: Values, Kau, A.K. et. Al (Eds.) Lifestyles, Aspirations and Consumption Behaviors, 2004, World Scientific Press, Singapore, Chapter 4
Zandonella, M.; Holzer, A.; Mayerl, C. Lebensqualität und Partizipation im geförderten Wohnbau
Working Paper, 2016, Universität Wien, SORA, Vienna, Austria
Jesus Garcia, J.; Borrego, S.A.; Fuentes, N.C. Values and Happiness in Mexico: the Case of the Metropolitan City of Monterrey
Bruni, L. and Porta, P.L. (Eds.) Handbook on the Economics of Happiness, 2007, Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd., Cheltenham, UK
Guardiola, J.; Guillen-Royo, M. Income, Unemployment, Higher Education and Wellbeing in Times of Economic Crisis: Evidence from Granada (Spain)
Social Indicators Research, 2015, Vol. 120, 395 - 409
Hogan, M.J.; Conway, R.; Leyden, K.M. Happiness and Health across the Lifespan in Five Major Cities: The Impact of Place and Government Performance
Social Science & Medicine, 2016, Vol. 162, 168 - 176
Lenzi, C.; Perucca, G. Life Satisfaction across Cities: Evidence from Romania
The Journal of Development Studies, 2016, Vol. 52, 1062 - 1077
Haake, H.; Ludwigs, K. Happy Wuppertal - Measuring Individual and Community Well-Being on the Urban Scale
International Journal of Community Well-Being, 2019, Vol. 2, 155 - 176
Morrison, P.S. Measuring Local Well-Being. Reflections on the Local Government (Community Well-Being) Amendment Bill
Policy Quarterly, 2019, Vol. 15, 50-54
Wills,E.; Hamilton,M. Subjective Well-Being in Cities: A Cross- Cultural Analysis in Bogotá, Belo Horizonte and Toronto
Working Paper Working Paper, Nr. 38, 2007, ESRC Research Group, Bath BA2 7AY, UK, Bath, UK