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What Makes People Happy? Some Evidence from Northern Ireland

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  • Vani Borooah

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

Volume (Year): 7 (2006)
Issue (Month): 4 (November)
Pages: 427-465

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Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:7:y:2006:i:4:p:427-465

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Keywords: happiness; standard of living; subjective well-being; life satisfaction; physical illness; mental illness; neighbourhoods;

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Cited by:
  1. Wan-chi Chen, 2012. "How Education Enhances Happiness: Comparison of Mediating Factors in Four East Asian Countries," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 106(1), pages 117-131, March.
  2. Damiano Fiorillo, 2010. "Volunteer work and domain satisfactions: Evidence from Italy," Discussion Papers 6_2010, D.E.S. (Department of Economic Studies), University of Naples "Parthenope", Italy.
  3. J. Cramm & V. Møller & A. Nieboer, 2012. "Individual- and Neighbourhood-Level Indicators of Subjective Well-Being in a Small and Poor Eastern Cape Township: The Effect of Health, Social Capital, Marital Status, and Income," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 105(3), pages 581-593, February.
  4. John Grable & Sam Cupples & Fred Fernatt & NaRita Anderson, 2013. "Evaluating the Link Between Perceived Income Adequacy and Financial Satisfaction: A Resource Deficit Hypothesis Approach," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(3), pages 1109-1124, December.
  5. Hung-Chang Chiu & Yi-Ching Hsieh & Huey-Jiuan Yeh & Chien-Liang Kuo & Monle Lee & Der-Jang Yu, 2011. "The Connection Between Happiness and Service Businesses: A Preliminary Study," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 12(5), pages 841-860, October.
  6. Vani K. Borooah, 2007. "Health and Wealth in the North of Ireland: Is There a “Social Gradient” to Health Outcomes?," The Economic and Social Review, Economic and Social Studies, vol. 38(1), pages 85-105.
  7. Vani Borooah, 2010. "Gender Differences in the Incidence of Depression and Anxiety: Econometric Evidence from the USA," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 11(6), pages 663-682, December.

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