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PURSUIT of HAPPINESS Ways to greater happiness in society (macro level)
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Ways to greater happiness in society (macro level), public choice, social engineering, social policy
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Authors Title / Source Year Headey, B.; Wearing, A.J. Australians' Priorities, Satisfaction and Well-Being.
Monograph in Public Policy Studies, nr. 4, University of Melbourne, 1981, Australia
Noelle-Neumann, E. Public Policy and Happiness.
Paper presented at AAPOR Congress, June 1978. Roanoake, Virginia, USA.
Tepperman, L.; Laasen, H. The Future of Happiness.
Futures, December, 1990, 1059 - 1070
Murray, C. In Pursuit of Happiness and Good Government.
Simon & Schuster, 1988, New York, USA
Hirata, J. Happiness and Economics. Some Ethical Considerations.
Discussion Paper No. 99, Institute for Business Ethics, 2003, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Donovan, N.; Halpern, D.; Sargeant, R. Life Satisfaction: The State of Knowledge and Implications for Government.
Discussion Paper, Strategy Unit, 2003, Government UK
Shah, H.; Marks, N. A Well-Being Manifesto for a Flourishing Society. The Power of Well-Being. 3.
New Economics Foundation, 2004, London, UK
Diener, E.; Seligman, M.E.P. Beyond Money. Toward an Economy of Well-Being.
Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 2004, Vol. 5, 1 - 31
Veenhoven, R. Happiness as an Aim in Public Policy: the Greatest Happiness Principle.
Linley, R.A.; Joseph, S.; Eds.: "Positive Psychology in Practice", Wiley, 2004, USA, 658 - 678
Norberg, J. The Scientist's Pursuit of Happiness.
Policy, 2005, Vol. 21, 9 - 13
Schrooyen, P.; Verhaar, K. Geluk: Een Kwestie van Kiezen? (Happiness: A Matter of Choice?)
IDEE; Tijdschrift van het Kenniscentrum D66, 2006, March.
Duncan, G. What do we Mean by 'Happiness'? The Relevance of Subjective Wellbeing to Social Policy.
Social Policy Journal of New Zealand, 2005, Vol. 25, 16 - 30
Layard, R. Rethinking Public Economics: The Implications of Rivalry and Habit.
Bruni, L.;Porta, P.L.: ''Economics and Happiness'', Oxford University Press, 2005, UK, 147 - 169
Ng, Y.K.; Ho, L.S. Introduction: Happiness as the Only Ultimate Objective of Public Policy.
Ng, Y.K.;Ho, L.S.;Eds.: '' Happiness and Public Policy'', 2006, Palgrave Macmillan, UK, 1 - 16
Schnabel, P. Veel Geluk in 2007. ( A Happy 2007)
Social and Cultural Planning Office, 2007, The Hague, Netherlands
Veenhoven, R. Groter Geluk voor een Groter Aantal. Kan dat in Nederland? ( Greater Happiness for a Greater Number. Is that Possible in The Netherlands?)
Schnabel, P.;Ed.: "Veel Geluk in 2007", Social Cultural Planning Office, 2007, The Hague, Netherlands, 10 - 15
Kenny, A.; Kenny, C. Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Utility.
St Andrews Studies in Philosophy and Public Affairs, 2006, Exeter,Uk
Veenhoven, R. Le Bonheur du plus grand Nombre comme But des Politiques Sociales. (The Greatest Happiness Principle: Happiness as an Public Policy).
Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, 2007, Vol. 28, 35- 60
Hinterberger, F.; Hutterer, H.; Schnepf, D. Soziales Kapital, Individuelles Glück und Verantwortung der Unternehmen. (Social Capital, Individual Well-being and Responsible Business).
Gehmacher, E.;et al: "Sozialkapital Neue Zugänge zu Gesellschaftlichen Kräften". Mandelbaum Verlag, 2006, Austria, 190 - 208
Middeldorp, M. Het Bruto Nationale Geluk. ( The Gross National Happiness).
Themabericht, 2007, No. 4, Kennis en Economisch Onderzoek, Rabobank, Netherlands
Layard, R. Happiness and Public Policy: A Challenge to the Profession.
The Economic Journal, 2006, Vol. 116, 24 - 33
Ng, Y.K.; Ho, L.S. Happiness and Public Policy. Theory, Case Studies and Implications.
Palgrave Macmillan, 2006, New York, USA
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
Davoine, L. L'économie du Bonheur peut-elle Renouveler L'économie du Bien-être? (Can the Economics of Happiness Revive the Economics of Welfare?)
Working Paper no. 80, 2007, University of Paris 1, France
Veenhoven, R. What We Know about Happiness.
Paper presented at the Dialogue on 'Gross National Happiness', 2001, Woudschoten, Zeist, The Netherlands.
Veenhoven, R. Subjective Measures of Well-Being.
McGillivray, M.; Ed.: 'Human Well-being, Concept and Measurement', Palgrave/McMillan, 2007, Houndmills, New Hampshire, USA, 214 - 239
Leite Mota, G. Why should Happiness have a Role in Welfare Economics? Happiness versus Orthodoxy and Capabilities.
Working Paper 253, Nov. 2007, University of Porto, Faculty of Economics, 2007, Porto, Portugal.
VandeVelde, A. Een Wetenschap van Geluk: Filosofische beschouwingen. ( A Science of Happiness: Philosophical Reflections).
Ethiek & Maatschappij, 2009, Vol. 1, 67 - 86
Ott, J.C. Zelf gerapporteerd Geluk als Maatstaf voor de Politiek. (Self Reported Happiness as a Guide for Policy Making).
Ethiek & Maatschappij, 2009, Vol. 1, 106 - 120
Heylighen, F. Stimuleren van Geluk en Sociale Vooruitgang. Een Libertair Paternalistische Benadering. (Advancement of Happiness and Social Progress: A Libertarian Paternalistic Approach).
Ethiek & Maatschappij, 2009, Vol. 1, 147 - 167
Capitaine, L. De Politiek van het Geluk. Een Politiek voor de Toekomst? (The Politics of Happiness. Has it a Future?)
Ethiek & Maatschappij, 2009, Vol. 1, 55 - 66
Veenhoven, R. Groter Geluk voor een Groter Aantal. Is dat Mogelijk en Wenselijk? (Greater Happiness for a Greater Number. Is that Possible and Desirable?)
Ethiek & Maatschappij, 2009, Vol. 1, 25 - 50
Ormerod, P.; Johns, H. Against Happiness.
Prospect, Issue 133, 2007
Noll, H.H.; Weick, S. Subjective Well-Being in Germany: Evolutions, Determinants and Policy Implications.
Greve, B.; Ed.; "Happiness and Social Policy in Europe", Edward Elgar Publishing LTD, 2010, Cheltenham, UK, 68 - 88
Layard, R. The Greatest Happiness Principle; Its Time Has Come.
Journal for Institutional Comparisons, 2010, Vol. 8, 26 - 32
Stutzer, A.; Frey, B.S. Happiness and Political Institutions.
Journal for Institutional Comparisons, 2010, Vol. 8, 32 - 37
Diener, E.; Helliwell, J.F.; Lucas, R.E.; Schimmack, U. Well-Being for Public Policy.
Oxford University Press, 2009, Oxford/New York, UK/USA
Bosco, L. Happiness, Social Preferences and Economic Policy.
Working Paper, University of Siena, Department of Economics, 2005, Siena, Italy
VandenBroucke, F. Geen Geluk zonder Doel. (No Happiness without a Goal).
Samenleving en Politiek, 2011, Vol. 2, 4 - 15
Veenhoven, R. Greater Happiness for a Greater Number. Is that Possible in Austria?
Ehalt, H.C.;et al;Eds.: ''Lebensqualität in modernen Gesellschaften'', Peter Lang, 2011, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 27 - 34
Helliwell, J.F.; Layard, R.; Sachs, J. Some Policy Implications.
Helliwell, J.F.;Layard, R.;Wang, S.;Eds.: "World Happiness Report'', Earth Institute, Columbia University, 2012, New York, USA, Chapter 4
Bok, D. The Politics of Happiness. What Government can Learn from the New Research on Well-Being.
Princeton University Press, 2010, Princeton, USA
Schubert, C. Pursuing Happiness.
Papers on Economics & Evolution no. 1, 2012, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Jena, Germany
Veenhoven, R. Les plus Bonheur du plus Grand Nombre. Est-Ce Possible? Si Oui, Comment? ( Greater Happiness for a Greater Number. Is that Possible? If Yes, How?)
Martin-Krumm, C.; et al:Eds.: "Ouvertures Psychologique", Groupe de Boeck, 2011, Bruxelles, Belgium, 152 - 163
Lelkes, O. Minimising misery: a New Strategy for Public Policies instead of Maximising Happiness?
MPRA Papers No. 45435, 2013, Munchen, Germany
Mulgan, G. Well-Being and Public Policy.
David, S. A.; Boniwell, I.; Ayers, A. C.; Eds: "The Oxford Handbook of Happiness", Oxford University Press, 2013, Oxford, UK, 517 - 532
Seaford, C. Introduction: The Practical Politics of Well-Being.
Report The Practical Politics of Well-Being, New Economic Foundation, 2011, UK, 1 - 7
Layard, R. Human Satisfactions and Public Policy.
The Economic Journal, 1980, Vol. 90, 737 - 750
Hausman, D. Hedonism and Welfare Economics.
Economics and Philosophy, 2010, Vol. 26, 321- 344
VandenBroucke, F. Geluk, Weteschap en Politiek: een Pleidooi voor Helder Denken. (Happiness, Science and Politics: a Pledge for clear Thinking).
Van Damme S.; Ed: "Geluk: Drang of Dwang?", Academia Press, 2012, Gent, Belgium, 1 - 24
Ojanen, M. Can We Raise the Level of Happiness?
Studies across Disciplines in the Humanities and Social Sciences ,2008, Vol.3, 41 - 58
Ng, Y.K.; Ng, S. The Road to Happiness.
Review, 2001, 1 - 98, Australia
Veenhoven, R. Sturen op Geluk. Is dat Mogelijk en Wenselijk? (Governing on Happiness: Is That Possible and Desirable?)
Sociaal Cultureel Planbureau, "Sturen op Geluk?", SCP Publication, 2012, The Hague, The Netherlands, 34 - 47
International Journal of Psychology, 2015
Veenhoven, R. Happiness as a Priority in Public Policy The Greatest Principle
Joseph, S.; Ed.: "Positive Psychology in Practice: Promotion Human Flourishing in Work, Health, Education and every Day Life, Second Edition", Wiley Hoboken, 2015, NY, USA, 731 - 750
Veenhoven, R. Informed Pursuit of Happiness What we should Know, Do we Know and Can we get to Know
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 4, 1035 - 1071
Layard, R.; O' Donnell, G. How to Make Policy When Happiness is the Goal.
World Happiness Report 2015, Chapter 4, 76 - 87
Dräger, V. Do Employment Protection Reforms Affect Well-Being?
IZA Discussion Paper, 2015, No. 9114, 1 - 44, Germany
VanCampen, C.; Bergsma, A.; Boelhouwer, J. Sturen op Geluk : Geluksbevordering door Nationale Overheden, Gemeenten en Publieke Instellingen. Steering On Happiness: Promotion of Happiness by National and Local Governments and by Public Organisations.
Book: Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau, Scp-Publicatie, 2012, 1 - 112, Den Haag, Netherlands
Stolwijk, H.; Gelauff, G. Gelukkiger met Geluksbeleid? Happier with Happiness Policy?
Chapter 3, ''Sturen op Geluk'', Social en Cultureel Planbureau, 2012, 24 - 33, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Ng, Y.K. Economic Policies in the Light of Happiness Studies with Reference to Singapore.
The Singapore Economic Review, 2002, Vol. 47, 199 - 212
Ng, Y.K. Some Policy Implications of Behavioral Economics and Happiness Studies for Singapore: with Special Reference to Casinos.
Singapore Economics Review, 2006, Vol. 51, 1 - 18
Weijers, D.; Jarden, A. The Science of Happiness for Policymakers: An Overview.
Journal of Social Research & Policy, 2013, Vol. 4, 21 - 40
Wulfgramm, M. Country-Specific Life Satisfaction Effects of Unemployment: Does Labour Market Policy Matter?
Discussion Paper for the 15th IZA Summer School in Labor Economics Buch/Ammersee, April 23rd - April 29th, 2012, 1 - 23
Wulfgramm, M. Life Satisfaction Effects of Unemployment in Europe: The Moderating Influence of Labour Market Policy.
Journal of European Social Policy, 2014, Vol. 24, 258 - 272
Adler, M. Happiness Surveys and Public Policy: What's the Use?
Duke Law Journal, 2013, Vol. 62, 1509 - 1601
Schokkaert, E; VanOotegem, L.; Verhofstadt, E. Preferences and Subjective Satisfaction: Measuring Well-being on the Job for Policy Evaluation.
CESifo Economic Studies, 2011, Vol. 57, 2011, 683 - 714
O' Donnell, G. Wellbeing and Policy.
Legatum Institute, 2014, 1 - 96
Diener, E.; Tay, L. New Frontiers: Societal Measures of Subjective Well-Being for Input to Policy.
Bruni, L.; Porta, L.P. (Eds).: "Handbook of Research Methods and Applications in Happiness and Quality of Life", Edward Elgar Publishing Limited, 2016, Cheltenham, UK, 35 - 52
Boettke, P.J. Lessons from Austrian and Public Choice Economics for the Happiness Debate.
Book ..And the Pursuit of Happiness, 2012, Chapter 8, 205 - 221
DeVos, M. The Unbearable Lightness of Happiness Policy.
Book:...and the Pursuit of Happiness, 2012, Chapter 7, 181 - 201
Ormerod, P. The Folly of Wellbeing in Public Policy.
And the Pursuit of Happiness, 2012, Chapter 2, 39 - 57
Badhwar, N.K. Objectivity and Subjectivity in Theories of Well-Being.
Philosophy and Public Policy Quarterly, 2014, Vol. 32, 23 - 28
Wren-Lewis, S. Well-Being as a Primary Good: Toward Legitimate Well-being Policy.
Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, 2013, 2 - 10
Hirschauer, N.; Lehberger, M.; Musshof, O. Happiness and utility in economic thought - Or: What can we Learn from Happiness Research for Public Policy Analysis and Public Policy Making?
Social Indicators Research, 2015, Vol. 121, Vol. 3, 647 - 674
Huang, P.H. Happiness Studies and Legal Policy.
Annual Review of Law and Social Science, 2010, Vol. 6, 405 - 432
Frey, B.S.; Stutzer, A. Public Choice and Happiness.
CREMA, 2017, No. 3, 1 - 23
Buettner, D. The Blue Zones of Happiness. Lessons From the World's Happiest People.
National Geographic Partners, LLC, Washington, USA, 2017
Burger, M.; Veenhoven, R. Geluksonderzoek en Beleid (Happiness Research and Policy)
Leegwater, K (project leader), 2017, "Samen Werken aan Geluk", Gemeente Schagen, Netherlands
Kotan, M. Freedom or Happiness? Agency and Subjective Well-being in the Capability approach.
The journal of Social Economics, 2010, Vol. 39, 369 - 375
Sgroi, D.; Hills, T.; Oswald, A.J.; Proto, E. Understanding Happiness. A cage Policy Report.
Karin Brandn, "Understanding Happiness. A cage Policy Report", 2017, The Social Market Foundation, London, Uk, 1 - 116
Odermatt, R.; Stutzer, A. Subjective Well-Being and Public Policy.
IZA Discussion Paper, 2017, No. 11102, Basel. Switzerland
Helliwell, J.F. Global Happiness Policy Synthesis 2018.
Global Happiness Policy Report, 2018, Global Happiness Council, Chapter 2
Kroll, C.; Delhey, J. A Happy Nation? Opportunities and Challenges of Using Subjective Indicators in Policymaking.
Social lndicators Research, 2013, Vol. 114, 13 -28
Sim, B. Accounts of Psychological and Emotional Well-Being for Policy Purposes.
NobaScholar, 2018, E. Diener, S. Oishi, & L. Tay (Eds.), Handbook of well-being, 1 - 16
Deaton, A. What Do Self-Reports of Wellbeing Say about Life-Cycle Theory and Policy?
Journal of Public Economics, 2018, Vol. 162, 18-25
Cummins, R.A.; Land, K.C. Capabilities, Subjective Wellbeing and Public Policy: A Response to Austin (2016)
Social Indicators Research, 2018, Vol. 140,157-173
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
Graham, C.; Laffan, K.; Pinto, S. Well-Being in Metrics and Policy.
Science, 2018, Vol. 362, 287 - 288
VanHoorn, A.A. Measurement and Public Policy Uses of Subjective Well-Being
Sarracino, F. (Ed.) The Happiness Compass, 2013, Nova Science Publishers Inc., Chapter 14
Veenhoven, R.; Buettner, D.; Nelson, T. Ways to Greater Happiness. A Delphi Study.
Working Paper, 2017, Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organisation, Nr. 2017-1, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Dalingwater, L.; Champroux, N.; Constantini, I. Wellbeing: Political Discourse and Policy in the Anglosphere. Introduction
Revue Interventions économiques, 2019, Vol. 62, 1 - 15
Durand, M.; Exton, C. Adopting a Well-Being Approach in Central Government: Policy Mechanisms and Practical Tools
Global Council for Happiness and Wellbeing, 2019, Global Happiness and Wellbeing Policy Report 2019, Chapter 8
Kroll, C. The Greatest Happiness Principle: An Imperative for Social Democracy?
Meyer, H. and Rutherford, J. (Eds.) The Future of European Social Democracy. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2012, Chapter 8
Weijers, D.; Morrison, P.S. Wellbeing and Public Policy. Can New Zealand Be a Leading Light for the ‘Wellbeing Approach’?
Policy Quarterly, 2018, Vol. 14, 3-12
Renz, T. Development Policy Based on Happiness? A Review of Concepts, Ideas and Pitfalls
Working Paper, 2021, No. 75, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Forschungszentrum Generationenverträge (FZG)
Keegan,S. The Pursuit of Happiness –Gross National Happiness in Bhutan: What Can We Learn for the Uk?
Conference Paper, 2007, Market Research Society Annual Conference, 2007, London, UK