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Evidence based pursuit of happiness: What should we know, do we know and can we get to know? 0 0 2 77 2 3 29 272
Financial Distress and Happiness of Employees in Times of Economic Crisis 0 0 1 63 1 4 14 67
How universal is happiness? 0 2 7 213 1 4 18 465
Inequality in happiness: inequality in countries compared across countries 0 1 2 44 1 5 17 127
Life satisfaction in Nations 0 0 1 8 1 1 9 41
Measures of Gross National Happiness 0 0 1 260 1 1 8 833
Social Development and Happiness in Nations 0 1 4 62 3 5 23 207
Social equality and state welfare effort: More income-equality, no more equality in quality of life 0 0 1 24 1 2 13 123
Subjective Measures of Well-being 0 4 5 136 1 10 25 277
Sustainable consumption and happiness 0 1 6 114 0 1 13 309
The Easterlin illusion: economic growth does go with greater happiness 0 1 3 245 2 9 41 538
The Establishment of the GENEQOL Consortium to Investigate the Genetic Disposition of Patient-Reported Quality-of-Life Outcomes 0 0 0 21 0 0 4 153
Unhappy development: dissatisfaction with life on the eve of the Arab spring 0 0 1 85 6 9 20 193
Virtual Worlds as Petri Dishes for the Social and Behavioral Sciences 0 0 0 15 2 2 6 250
Why are Latin Europeans less happy? The impact of hierarchy 0 0 2 96 3 4 15 159
Why social policy needs subjective indicators 0 0 1 46 2 3 22 233
World Database of Happiness Example of a focused ‘Findings Archive’ 0 0 1 84 4 5 20 286
World Database of happiness: Example of a focused ‘Findings Archive’ 0 0 0 8 1 1 8 66
Total Working Papers 0 10 38 1,601 32 69 305 4,599


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A comment on Kozma's review of Conditions of Happiness 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 14
Ancient Chinese philosophical advice: can it help us find happiness today? 0 0 0 46 0 1 4 199
Apparent Quality-of-Life in Nations: How Long and Happy People Live 0 0 1 15 1 1 9 75
Are the Russians as Unhappy as they say they are? 0 0 1 25 0 1 15 89
Arts-of-Living 0 0 1 10 0 0 6 63
Book reviews 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 10
Capability and happiness: Conceptual difference and reality links 0 0 2 69 0 0 12 201
Co-development of Happiness Research: Addition to “Fifty Years After the Social Indicator Movement” 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 22
Consumption and happiness: an introduction 0 0 1 11 2 3 12 69
Contentment and Affect in the Estimation of Happiness 0 0 1 18 0 3 11 70
Contextual correlates of happiness in European adults 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Conversion of Verbal Response Scales: Robustness Across Demographic Categories 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 15
Cultural bias in ratings of perceived life quality 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 15
Daily Activities and Happiness in Later Life: The Role of Work Status 0 0 0 10 0 0 3 89
Developments in satisfaction-research 0 0 0 11 0 0 8 54
Did the Easterlin Paradox apply in South Korea between 1980 and 2015? A case study 0 1 5 5 2 7 23 23
Do They Know How Happy They Are? On the Value of Self-Rated Happiness of People With a Mental Disorder 0 0 1 18 0 0 6 94
Does intelligence boost happiness? Smartness of all pays more than being smarter than others 0 1 4 6 1 2 17 39
Editorial 0 0 1 6 0 0 2 26
Erratum to: Freedom and Happiness in Nations: A Research Synthesis 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 17
False Promise of Happiness 0 0 0 49 0 0 7 98
Financial distress and happiness of employees in times of economic crisis 0 0 1 11 1 2 8 49
Finding the Key to Happy Aging: A Day Reconstruction Study of Happiness 0 1 1 26 0 1 4 102
Freedom and Happiness in Nations: A Research Synthesis 1 1 10 21 3 13 55 141
Geography of happiness: configurations of affective and cognitive appraisal of life across nations 0 1 2 3 1 3 11 21
Greater Happiness for a Greater Number 1 1 1 56 2 3 10 211
Greater Happiness for a Greater Number: Did the Promise of Enlightenment Come True? 0 0 0 6 2 2 6 26
Happiness Scale Interval Study. Methodological Considerations 0 0 0 18 0 0 8 76
Happiness in shrinking cities in Germany 0 0 1 26 0 0 10 98
Happy Protest Voters: The Case of Rotterdam 1997–2009 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 16
Happy life-expectancy 0 1 2 12 0 2 9 50
Has modernisation gone too far? Modernity and happiness in 141 contemporary nations 0 0 0 1 1 1 9 19
Healthy happiness: effects of happiness on physical health and the consequences for preventive health care 0 0 5 176 4 9 69 1,313
Hedonism and Happiness 0 1 8 94 1 10 46 397
Homogenizing Responses to Different Survey Questions on the Same Topic: Proposal of a Scale Homogenization Method Using a Reference Distribution 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 21
How Does More Attention to Subjective Well-Being Affect Subjective Well-Being? 0 0 1 2 0 1 13 27
Index of Inequality-Adjusted Happiness (IAH) Improved: A Research Note 0 1 1 21 2 8 34 90
Inequality Of Happiness in Nations 0 1 2 44 0 1 3 111
Inequality-Adjusted Happiness in Nations Egalitarianism and Utilitarianism Married in a New Index of Societal Performance 0 0 1 29 0 1 3 112
Informed Pursuit of Happiness: What we should know, do know and can get to know 0 0 2 16 0 2 22 85
Introduction 0 0 0 8 0 1 3 27
Is happiness a trait? 0 0 0 7 0 2 4 56
Is happiness relative? 0 3 16 132 4 16 88 556
Lebensqualität in der bundesrepublik 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 15
Life is Getting Better: Societal Evolution and Fit with Human Nature 0 0 5 38 0 4 36 186
Life-satisfaction is more a matter of feeling well than having what you want. Tests of Veenhoven's theory 0 3 11 19 4 10 33 58
Livability of the welfare-state 0 0 0 6 0 0 2 23
Measuring Inequality of Happiness in Nations: In Search for Proper Statistics 0 1 2 48 0 1 9 168
Mood during commute in the Netherlands 0 0 1 7 1 2 17 62
Notions of Art-of-Living 0 0 0 13 0 1 4 56
Obituary Michael Argyle 1925–2002 0 0 0 6 0 0 2 67
Pooling Time Series Based on Slightly Different Questions About the Same Topic Forty Years of Survey Research on Happiness and Life Satisfaction in The Netherlands 0 0 2 4 0 0 4 18
Preface 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 17
Quality-of-Life in Individualistic Society 2 2 2 14 2 4 18 86
Religiousness and happiness in three nations: a research note 0 1 4 98 0 1 12 365
Return of Inequality in Modern Society? Test by Dispersion of Life-Satisfaction Across Time and Nations 0 0 1 38 0 1 6 110
Review of Barry Schwartz “The Paradox of Choice. Why more is less” Harper & Collins, New York, USA 2004, ISBN 0-06-000568-8, 265 pages 0 0 2 58 0 5 18 308
Reviews 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 9
Reviews 0 0 1 2 1 1 6 18
Rising Happiness in Nations 1946–2004: A Reply to Easterlin 0 0 3 17 0 1 16 100
Stability of Boundaries Between Response Options of Response Scales: Does ‘Very Happy’ Remain Equally Happy over the Years? 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 19
Stability of Life-satisfaction over Time 0 0 0 36 0 0 4 126
The Easterlin illusion: economic growth does go with greater happiness 0 1 9 16 2 6 40 65
The Four Qualities of Life 2 4 10 196 6 14 248 945
The cross-national pattern of happiness: Test of predictions implied in three theories of happiness 0 0 0 24 2 4 18 113
The growing impact of marriage 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 23
The utility of happiness 0 0 1 19 1 3 10 71
The ‘10 Excess’ Phenomenon in Responses to Survey Questions on Happiness 0 0 1 4 1 1 6 13
Top-down versus bottom-up theories of subjective well-being 0 2 6 35 3 10 32 178
Two State-Trait Discussions on Happiness. A Reply to Stones et al 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 29
Unhappy Development: Dissatisfaction With Life on the Eve of the Arab Spring 0 0 6 9 0 7 51 73
Wealth and Happiness Revisited – Growing National Income Does Go with Greater Happiness 0 0 5 51 1 5 36 197
Well-Being in Nations and Well-Being of Nations 0 1 2 27 0 1 13 67
Why Social Policy Needs Subjective Indicators 0 0 1 24 0 1 14 100
Why are Locals Happier than Internal Migrants? The Role of Daily Life 0 2 6 9 0 8 28 56
World Database of Happiness 0 0 1 12 0 0 6 43
Total Journal Articles 6 30 154 1,855 52 190 1,284 8,670


Chapter File Downloads Abstract Views
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How Do We Assess How Happy We Are? Tenets, Implications and Tenability of Three Theories 1 7 33 159 6 25 194 727
Quality of life and happiness: concepts and measures 1 3 12 37 4 6 29 121
Total Chapters 2 10 45 196 10 31 223 848


Statistics updated 2020-09-04