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Apparent Quality-of-Life in Nations: How Long and Happy People Live

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  • Ruut Veenhoven

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

Volume (Year): 71 (2005)
Issue (Month): 1 (03)
Pages: 61-86

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Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:71:y:2005:i:1:p:61-86

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Keywords: cross-national; happiness; happiness adjusted life years; life expectancy; quality of life;

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  1. Stephen Morse, 2011. "Attracting Attention for the Cause. The Reporting of Three Indices in the UK National Press," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 101(1), pages 17-35, March.
  2. Yew-Kwang Ng, 2011. "Happiness Is Absolute, Universal, Ultimate, Unidimensional, Cardinally Measurable and Interpersonally Comparable: A Basis for the Environmentally Responsible Happy Nation Index," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 16-11, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  3. Delhey, Jan & Kroll, Christian, 2012. "A "happiness test" for the new measures of national well-being: How much better than GDP are they?," Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Inequality and Social Integration SP I 2012-201, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB).
  4. Ming-Chang Tsai, 2011. "If GDP is Not the Answer, What is the Question? The Juncture of Capabilities, Institutions and Measurement in the Stiglitz-Sen-Fitoussi Report," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 102(3), pages 363-372, July.
  5. Fabio Zagonari, 2011. "Which Ethics Will Make us Individually and Socially Happier? A Cross-Culture and Cross-Development Analytical Model," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 12(1), pages 77-103, March.
  6. Kenneth Land & Vicki Lamb & Hui Zheng, 2011. "How are the Kids Doing? How do We Know?," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 100(3), pages 463-477, February.
  7. Nigel Barber, 2009. "The Influence of Abnormal Sex Differences in Life Expectancy on National Happiness," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 10(2), pages 149-159, April.
  8. Terry Besser & Nancy Miller & Roshan Malik, 2012. "Community Amenity Measurement for the Great Fly-Over Zones," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 106(2), pages 393-405, April.
  9. Ruut Veenhoven & Michael Hagerty, 2006. "Rising Happiness in Nations 1946–2004: A Reply to Easterlin," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 79(3), pages 421-436, December.
  10. Claire Wallace & Florian Pichler, 2009. "More Participation, Happier Society? A Comparative Study of Civil Society and the Quality of Life," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 93(2), pages 255-274, September.
  11. Krzysztof Zagórski, 2011. "Income and Happiness in Time of Post-Communist Modernization," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 104(2), pages 331-349, November.
  12. Yew-Kwang Ng, 2008. "Environmentally Responsible Happy Nation Index: Towards an Internationally Acceptable National Success Indicator," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 85(3), pages 425-446, February.
  13. Valerie Møller, 2007. "Quality of life in South Africa – The First Ten Years of Democracy," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 81(2), pages 181-201, April.
  14. Frank Arku & Glen Filson & James Shute, 2008. "An Empirical Approach to the Study of Well-being Among Rural Men and Women in Ghana," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 88(2), pages 365-387, September.
  15. Chau-kiu Cheung & Kwok Leung, 2010. "Ways that Social Change Predicts Personal Quality of Life," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 96(3), pages 459-477, May.
  16. Veenhoven, Ruut & Vergunst, Floris, 2013. "The Easterlin illusion: economic growth does go with greater happiness," MPRA Paper 43983, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  17. Veenhoven, Ruut, 2010. "Capability and happiness: Conceptual difference and reality links," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 39(3), pages 344-350, June.
  18. Ming-Chang Tsai, 2009. "Market Openness, Transition Economies and Subjective Wellbeing," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 10(5), pages 523-539, October.
  19. Ed Diener & Ronald Inglehart & Louis Tay, 2013. "Theory and Validity of Life Satisfaction Scales," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 112(3), pages 497-527, July.
  20. Ming-Chang Tsai & Leslie Laczko & Christian Bjørnskov, 2011. "Social Diversity, Institutions and Trust: A Cross-National Analysis," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 101(3), pages 305-322, May.

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