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The Psychometric Evaluation of the Satisfaction with Life Scale Using a Nationally Representative Sample of China

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  • Xinwen Bai
  • Chiahuei Wu
  • Rui Zheng
  • Xiaopeng Ren

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Happiness Studies.

    Volume (Year): 12 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 (April)
    Pages: 183-197

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:12:y:2011:i:2:p:183-197

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    Keywords: Measurement invariance; Satisfaction with life scale; Life satisfaction; Subjective well-being;

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    1. Terry Sicular & Yue Ximing & Björn Gustafsson & Li Shi, 2007. "The Urban-Rural Income Gap And Inequality In China," Review of Income and Wealth, International Association for Research in Income and Wealth, vol. 53(1), pages 93-126, 03.
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    3. Luo Lu, 2001. "Understanding Happiness: A Look into the Chinese Folk Psychology," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 2(4), pages 407-432, December.
    4. Kari Tucker & Daniel Ozer & Sonja Lyubomirsky & Julia Boehm, 2006. "Testing for Measurement Invariance in the Satisfaction with Life Scale: A Comparison of Russians and North Americans," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 78(2), pages 341-360, 09.
    5. Joar Vittersø & Robert Biswas-Diener & Ed Diener, 2005. "The Divergent Meanings of Life Satisfaction: Item Response Modeling of the Satisfaction with Life Scale in Greenland and Norway," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 74(2), pages 327-348, November.
    6. Kanbur, Ravi & Zhang, Xiaobo, 2003. "Spatial Inequality in Education and Health Care in China," CEPR Discussion Papers 4136, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
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    1. Lung Chen, 2013. "Gratitude and Adolescent Athletes’ Well-Being: The Multiple Mediating Roles of Perceived Social Support from Coaches and Teammates," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(2), pages 273-285, November.
    2. Yunong Huang & Hung Wong, 2014. "Impacts of Sense of Community and Satisfaction with Governmental Recovery on Psychological Status of the Wenchuan Earthquake Survivors," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 117(2), pages 421-436, June.
    3. (Sandy) Zhang, Sha & van Doorn, Jenny & Leeflang, Peter S.H., 2014. "Does the importance of value, brand and relationship equity for customer loyalty differ between Eastern and Western cultures?," International Business Review, Elsevier, vol. 23(1), pages 284-292.

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