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Life Satisfaction and Happiness in Turkey

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  • Sibel Selim

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 88 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 531-562

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:88:y:2008:i:3:p:531-562

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    Keywords: Life satisfaction; Happiness; Ordered logit model; Turkey;

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    1. Devrim Dumludag, 2013. "Life Satisfaction and Income Comparison Effects in Turkey," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(3), pages 1199-1210, December.
    2. Sarinda Taengnoi, 2014. "Economic man and social woman: Determinants of immigrants' life satisfaction," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 34(3), pages 1530-1549.
    3. Marta Orviska & Anetta Caplanova & John Hudson, 2014. "The Impact of Democracy on Well-being," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 115(1), pages 493-508, January.
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    5. 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.
    6. Hau Chyi & Shangyi Mao, 2012. "The Determinants of Happiness of China’s Elderly Population," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 13(1), pages 167-185, March.

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