How to include your work

This bibliography is not meant to be a one time matter. It is updated continuously.

If you deem your work relevant to this bibliography of happiness, please send a copy to the address below.
Papers and internal research reports are also welcomed.

All scientific work on subjective appreciation of life-as-a-whole will be included in the Bibliography of Happiness. New measures of happiness will be included in the Catalog of Happiness Queries, provided that they fit our validity demands. Results of empirical work with accepted queries will also be summarized in the finding catalogs, both Distributional Findings (Happiness in Nations) and Correlational Findings.

Send a copy to:
World Database of Happiness, prof. Ruut Veenhoven, Erasmus University Rotterdam, POB 1738, NL3000DR Rotterdam, Netherlands. E-mail:

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