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National Income and Income Inequality, Family Affluence and Life Satisfaction Among 13 year Old Boys and Girls: A Multilevel Study in 35 Countries

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  • Kate Levin

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  • Torbjorn Torsheim
  • Wilma Vollebergh
  • Matthias Richter
  • Carolyn Davies
  • Christina Schnohr
  • Pernille Due
  • Candace Currie
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 104 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 (November)
    Pages: 179-194

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:104:y:2011:i:2:p:179-194

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    Keywords: Adolescent health; Life satisfaction; National income; Socioeconomic inequalities;

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    1. Hudson, Eibhlin, 2013. "Does relative material wealth matter for child and adolescent life satisfaction?," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 46(C), pages 38-47.
    2. Heidi Carlerby & Eija Viitasara & Anders Knutsson & Katja Gillander G├ądin, 2013. "How Bullying Involvement is Associated with the Distribution of Parental Background and With Subjective Health Complaints Among Swedish Boys and Girls," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 111(3), pages 775-783, May.

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