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Europeans Work to Live and Americans Live to Work (Who is Happy to Work More: Americans or Europeans?)

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  • Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn

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

Volume (Year): 12 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 225-243

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Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:12:y:2011:i:2:p:225-243

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Keywords: Life satisfaction; Working hours; Europe; USA;

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  8. William A. Galston, 2001. "Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 20(4), pages 788-790.
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  1. Jiayin Liang & Takashi Yamashita & J. Scott Brown, 2013. "Leisure Satisfaction and Quality of Life in China, Japan, and South Korea: A Comparative Study Using AsiaBarometer 2006," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(3), pages 753-769, June.

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