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Happy to Help? Exploring the Factors Associated with Variations in Rates of Volunteering Across Europe

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  • Anke Plagnol

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  • Felicia Huppert

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

Volume (Year): 97 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 157-176

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Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:97:y:2010:i:2:p:157-176

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Keywords: Volunteering; European social survey; Subjective well-being; Hedonic measures; Eudaimonic measures;

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  1. Stephan Meier & Alois Stutzer, . "Is Volunteering Rewarding in Itself?," IEW - Working Papers 180, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics - University of Zurich.
  2. Prouteau, Lionel & Wolff, François-Charles, 2008. "On the relational motive for volunteer work," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 29(3), pages 314-335, June.
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  7. Musick, Marc A. & Wilson, John, 2003. "Volunteering and depression: the role of psychological and social resources in different age groups," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 56(2), pages 259-269, January.
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Cited by:
  1. Dave Webb & Janine Wong, 2014. "Exploring Antecedents of Charitable Giving and Their Impact on Subjective Well-Being in Singapore," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 117(1), pages 65-87, May.
  2. Thomas Hansen, 2012. "Parenthood and Happiness: a Review of Folk Theories Versus Empirical Evidence," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 108(1), pages 29-64, August.
  3. Thomas K. Bauer & Julia Bredtmann & Christoph M. Schmidt, 2012. "Time vs. Money – The Supply of Voluntary Labor and Charitable Donations across Europe," Ruhr Economic Papers 0349, Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Universität Dortmund, Universität Duisburg-Essen.
  4. Martin Rode, 2013. "Do Good Institutions Make Citizens Happy, or Do Happy Citizens Build Better Institutions?," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(5), pages 1479-1505, October.
  5. Matthew Andersson & Jennifer Glass & Robin Simon, 2014. "Users Beware: Variable Effects of Parenthood on Happiness Within and Across International Datasets," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 115(3), pages 945-961, February.
  6. Ana Gil-Lacruz & Carmen Marcuello, 2013. "Voluntary Work in Europe: Comparative Analysis Among Countries and Welfare Systems," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(2), pages 371-382, November.

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