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Subjective Well-Being, Societal Condition and Social Policy – The Case Study of a Rich Chinese Society

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  • Chack Wong

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  • Ka Wong
  • Bong Mok
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 78 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 3 (09)
    Pages: 405-428

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:78:y:2006:i:3:p:405-428

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    Keywords: attitude study; life satisfaction; social policy; subjective well-being; welfare indicators;

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    1. Veenhoven, Ruut, 2001. "Why social policy needs subjective indicators," Discussion Papers, Research Unit: Social Structure and Social Reporting FS III 01-404, Social Science Research Center Berlin (WZB).
    2. Oswald, A.J., 1997. "Happiness and Economic Performance," Papers 18, Centre for Economic Performance & Institute of Economics.
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    5. Michael Hagerty, 1999. "Unifying Livability and Comparison Theory: Cross-National Time-Series Analysis of Life-Satisfaction," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 47(3), pages 343-356, July.
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    7. Ed Diener & Robert Biswas-Diener, 2002. "Will Money Increase Subjective Well-Being?," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 57(2), pages 119-169, February.
    8. Peggy Schyns, 1998. "Crossnational Differences in Happiness: Economic and Cultural Factors Explored," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 43(1), pages 3-26, February.
    9. Ed Diener & Eunkook Suh, 1997. "Measuring Quality Of Life: Economic, Social, And Subjective Indicators," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 40(1), pages 189-216, January.
    10. Ruut Veenhoven, 1991. "Is happiness relative?," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 24(1), pages 1-34, February.
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    Cited by:
    1. Chau-kiu Cheung & Kwan-kwok Leung, 2007. "Relating social welfare to life satisfaction in the postmodern era of Hong Kong," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 84(1), pages 53-70, October.
    2. Feng Sun & Jing Xiao, 2012. "Perceived Social Policy Fairness and Subjective Wellbeing: Evidence from China," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 107(1), pages 171-186, May.
    3. Chau-kiu Cheung & Raymond Ngan, 2012. "Filtered Life Satisfaction and Its Socioeconomic Determinants in Hong Kong," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 109(2), pages 223-242, November.

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