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Bibliographic Subjects » PURSUIT of HAPPINESS » Ways to greater happiness in society (macro level) » Analysis of effects on happiness

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PURSUIT of HAPPINESS Ways to greater happiness in society (macro level) Analysis of effects on happiness
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Analysis of effects on happiness, cost benefit analysis, monetarization
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Authors Title / Source Year Bonsel, G.J. Kwaliteit van Leven Meting en Medical Technology Assessment. (Quality of Life and Medical Technology Assessment).
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Psychologie, 1991, Vol. 46, 180 - 186
Lohmann, N. Service Providers and the Concept of Life Satisfaction.
Journal of Applied Gerontology, 1989, Vol. 8, 8 - 17
MacRae, D. Policy Indicators: Links between Social Science and Public Debate.
University of North Carolina Press, 1985, USA
Noll, H.H. Indikatoren des subjektiven Wohlbefindens, Instrumenten für gesellschaftliche Dauerbeobachtung und sozial Bericht Erstattung? (Indicators of Subjective Well-Being: Instruments for Social Monitoring and Social Reporting?)
ZUMA Nachrichten, 1988, 26 - 41
Parsler, R. Sociological Research and Its Implications for Social Policy.
International Journal of Comparative Sociology, 1978, Vol. 19, 114 - 129
Schuessler, K.F.; Fisher, G.A. Quality of Life Research and Sociology.
Annual Review of Sociology, 1985, Vol. 11, 129 - 149
Wilkening, E.A. Subjective Indicators and the Quality of Life.
Hauser, R.M.;et al;Eds.: "Social Structure and Behavior", Academic Press, 1982, New York, USA, 429 - 451
Frank, R.H. The Frame of Reference as a Public Good.
The Economic Journal, 1997, Vol. 107, 1832 - 1847
Frey, B.S.; Stutzer, A. What Can Economists Learn from Happiness Research?
Journal of Economic Literature, 2002, Vol. XL, 402 - 435
Veenhoven, R. Happiness as an Indicator in Social Policy Evaluation: Some Objections Considered.
Mesman Schultz, K.;et al;Eds.: "Between Sociology and Sociological Practice: Essays on Social Policy Research", Institute for Applied Social Sciences, 1993, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 195 - 206
Veenhoven, R. Why Social Policy Needs Subjective Indicators.
Social Indicators Research, 2002, Vol. 58, 33 - 45
Marks, N.; Shah, H.; Westall, A. The Power and Potential of Well-Being Indicators. Measuring Young People's Well-Being in Nottingham.
New Economics Foundation, 2004, London, UK
Layard, R. Happiness: Has Social Science a Clue?
London School of Economics, 2003, Lionel Robbins Memorial Lecture 2002/3, London, UK
Kochuyt, T. Quality in the Balance: On the Adaptive and Mimetic Nature of Subjective Well-Being.
European Journal of Social Quality, 2001, Vol. 3, 90 - 117
Marks, N. Towards Evidence Based Public Policy: The Power and Potential of Using Well-Being Indications in a Political Context.
Ura, K.; Galay, K.; Eds.: "Gross National Happiness and Development"., The Centre for Bhutan Studies, 2004, Bhutan, 319 - 346
Marks, N.; Abdallah, S.; Simms, A.; Thompson, S. The (Un)Happy Planet Index.
NEF, 2006, London, UK,
Marks, N.; Eckersley, R.; Thompson, S. Sustainable Development and Well-Being: Relationships, Challenges and Policy Implications.
DEFRA, Project 3b, 2006, UK
DiTella, R.; MacCulloch, R.J. Some Uses of Happiness Data in Economics.
Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2006, Vol. 20, 25 - 46
Dolan, P.; White, M.P. How Can Measures of Subjective Well-Being be Used to Inform Public Policy?
Perspectives on Psychological Sciences, 2007, Vol. 2, 71 - 85
Gandjour, A. Is Subjective Well-Being a Useful Parameter for Allocating Resources among Public Interventions.
Health Care Analysis, 2001, Vol. 9, 437 - 447
Johns, H.; Ormerod, P. Happiness, Economics and Public Policy.
Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA), 2007, London, UK
VanPraag, B.M. Perspective from the Happiness Literature and the Role of new Instruments for Policy Analysis.
CESif Economic Studies, 2007, Vol. 53, 42 - 68
Loewenstein, G.; Ubel, P.A. Hedonic Adaptation and the Role of Decision and the Experience Utility in Public Policy.
Journal of Public Economics, 2008, Vol. 92, 1795 - 1810
Kittiprapas, S.; Fisher, C.M.; Nitniitiphrut, K.; Powdthavee, N; Sawangfa, O. Happiness: New Paradigm, Measurement, and Policy Implications.
Synthesis from the International Conference "Happiness and Public Policy", July 2007, Bangkok, Thailand
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
NEF, Measuring our Progress. The Power of Well-Being. Measuring our Progress The Power of Well-being.
New Economic Foundation, 2011, London, UK.
Jordan, B. Happiness in the United Kingdom.
Greve,B.; Ed.: "Happiness and Social Policy in Europe", Edward Elgar Publishing LTD, 2010, Cheltenham, UK, 89 - 100
Hall, J.; Barrington-Leigh, C.; Helliwell, J.F. Cutting through the Clutter: Searching for an Over-Arching Measure of Well-Being.
Dice Report Journal for Institutional Comparisons, 2010, Vol. 8, 8 - 13
Marks, N. Creating National Accounts of Well-Being: A Parallel of Process to GNH.
Karma Ura, D.;Penjore, D.;Eds.: ''Gross National Happiness. Practice and Measurement'', The Center for Bhutan Studies, 2009,Thimphu, Bhutan, 102 - 123
Huschka, D.; Wagner, G.G. Sind Indikatoren zur Lebensqualität und zur Lebenszufriedenheit als politische Zielgrössen sinnvoll? ( On the usefulness of Indicators of Quality of Life Satisfaction for Policy Making.)
SOEP Paper no. 275, 2010, Berlin, Germany
Frey, B.S.; Stutzer, A. Mispredicting Utility and the Political Process.
McCaffery,E.; Slemrod,J.:Eds.: "Behavioral Public Finance: Toward a New Agenda", Russell Sage Foundation, 2006, New York, USA, 113 - 141
Oswald, A.J. Emotional Prosperity and the Stiglitz Commission.
Discussion Paper No. 5390, IZA, 2010, Berlin, Germany
Samman, E. Psychological and subjective Well-being: a Proposal for internationally comparable Indicators.
Oxford Development Studies, 2007, Vol. 35, 459 - 486
Kahneman, D.; Sugden, R. Experienced Utility as a Standard of Policy Evaluation.
Environment & Resource Economics, 2005, vol. 32, 161 - 181
Fischer, J.A. Subjective Well-Being as Welfare Measure: Concepts and Methodology.
MPRA Paper no 16619, 2009, München, Germany
Johns, H.; Ormerod, P. The Unhappy Thing about Happiness Economics.
Real-world Economics Review, 2008, Vol. 46 139 - 146
Ng, Y.K. Happiness Is Absolute, Universal, Ultimate, Unidimensional, Cardinally Measurable and Interpersonally Comparable: Basis for the Environmentally Responsible Happy Nation Index.
Monash University, Discussion Paper 16/11, 2011, Malaysia
Oswald, A.J. The Value to the Environmental Movement of the New Literature on the Economics of Happiness.
Warwick Economic Research Papers No 997, 2012, Coventry , UK
Thompson, S. Measuring Well-Being in Policy: Issues and Applications.
NEF Report, 2008
Frey, B.S.; Gallus, J. Subjective Well-Being and Policy.
Topoi, 2013, Vol. 32, 207 - 212
Diener, E.; Kesebir, P.; Lucas, R.E. Benefits of Accounts of Well-Being: For Societies and for Psychological Science.
Applied Psychology: An International Review, 2008, Vol. 57, 37 - 53
Stone, A.A.; Mackie, C. Subjective Well-Being Measuring Happiness, Suffering, and Other Dimensions of Experience.
National Research Council, 2014, Washington D.C. USA
Levinson, A. Valuing Air Quality Using Happiness Data: The Case of Air Quality
Journal of Public Economics, 96, 869-880
Levinson, A. Happiness, Behavioral Economics, and Public Policy.
NBER Working Paper, 2013, No. 19329, Washington DC, USA
Newton, J. Wellbeing Research: Synthesis Report.
ESRC Research Group, 2007, 1 - 21
Dolan, P. Developing Methods that Really do Value the ‘Q’ in the QALY.
Health Economics, Policy and Law, 2008, Vol. 3, 69 - 77
Veenhoven, R.; Kalmijn, W.M. Index of Inequality-Adjusted Happiness (IAH) Improved. A Research Note.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2014, Vol. 15, 1259 -1265
Bakker, A.B.; Burger, M.; Oerlemans, W.; VanHaren, P.; Veenhoven, R. Raise of Happiness Following Raised Awareness of How Happy One Feels: A Follow-Up of Repeated Users of the Happiness Indicator Website
International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology, 2020, online,
Levinson, A. Happiness as a Public Policy Tool.
Book Chapter in: Research Handbook on Behavioral Law and Economics, 2012, 1 - 21
Eryilmaz, A. Üniversite Öğrencileri için Geliştirilen Öznel İyi Oluşu Artırma Programının Etkililiğinin Incelenmesi. Investigating The Effectiveness of Subjective Well-Being Increasing Program For University Students.
Mehmet Akif Ersoy Üniversitesi Eğitim Fakültesi Dergisi, Eylül, 2014, Vol. 31, 111 - 128
Nelson, S. K.; Bao, K.J.; Della Porta, M.D. ‘It’s up to You’: Experimentally Manipulated Autonomy Support for Prosocial Behavior Improves Well-Being in Two Cultures over Six Weeks.
The Journal of Positive Psychology: Dedicated to furthering research and promoting good practice, 2014, 1 - 16
Tiefenbach, T.; Kohlbacher, F. Disasters, Donations, and Tax Law Changes: Disentangling Effects on Subjective Wellbeing by Exploiting a Natural Experiment.
DIJ, 2015, Working Paper 15/1, 1 - 40
O' Donnell, G.; Oswald, A.J. National Well-being Policy and a Weighted Approach to Human Feelings.
Warwick Economics Research Paper Series, 2015, No. 1071, 1 - 43
VanderRijt, J.W. Public Policy and the Conditional Value of Happiness.
Economics and Philosophy, 2013, Vol. 29, 381 - 408
MacCulloch, R.J. Can "Happiness Data'' help Evaluate Economic Policies?
Motu Working Paper, 2016, No. 2, 1 - 17
Graham, C. National Well-Being Accounts, National Well-Being Index, National Well-Being Indicators.
Michalos, A.C. Ed.: "Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research", Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 2013, 4256 -4259
Mackie, C.; Smith, C. Conceptualizing Subjective Well-Being and its many Dimensions- Implications for Data Collection in Official Statistics and for Policy Relevance
Statistics in Transition new series, 2015, Vol. 16, 335-372
Stone, A.A.; Mackie, C. Subjective Well-Being: Measuring Happiness, Suffering, and Other Dimensions of Experience
Stone, A., Mackie, C. (Eds.), 2013, "Measuring Subjective Well-Being in a Policy-Relevant Framework", The National Academies Press, Washington, DC, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
Kotsios, V. LISADEMAS. A Life Satisfaction Decision-Making System for Integrated Community Development Planning.
R. and Wong, C. (Eds.) Handbook of Community Well-Being Research, 2017, Springer, Mijdrecht, Netherlands, Chapter 19
Peasgood, T.; Dolan, P.; Foster, D. Priority Setting in Healthcare Through the Lens of Happiness
Global Council for Happiness and Wellbeing. Global Happiness and Wellbeing Policy Report 2019, Chapter 3
Birkjær, M; Kaats, M.; Rubio, A Wellbeing Adjusted Life Years
The Happiness Research Institute & Leaps by Bayer, 2020, Berlin, Germany
Frijters,P. Wellbys, Cost-Benefit Analyses and the Easterlin Discount
Vienna Yearbook of Population Research, 2021, Vol. 19, 1-26