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Stability and Sensitivity in Perceived Quality of Life Measures: Some Panel Results

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  • Alex Michalos

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  • P. Maurine Kahlke

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 98 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 3 (September)
    Pages: 403-434

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:98:y:2010:i:3:p:403-434

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    Keywords: Quality of life; Happiness; Life satisfaction; Stability of measures; Sensitivity of measures; Job satisfaction; Marital satisfaction; Multiple discrepancies theory;

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    1. Andrew E. Clark & Yannis Georgellis, 2002. "Unemployment Alters the Set-Point for Life Satisfaction," Economics and Finance Discussion Papers 02-16, Economics and Finance Section, School of Social Sciences, Brunel University.
    2. Richard E. Lucas & Andrew Clark & Yannis Georgellis & Ed Diener, 2002. "Re-Examining Adaptation and the Setpoint Model of Happiness: Reactions to Changes in Marital Status," DELTA Working Papers 2002-08, DELTA (Ecole normale supérieure).
    3. Alex Michalos, 2008. "Education, Happiness and Wellbeing," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 87(3), pages 347-366, July.
    4. Alex Michalos, 1985. "Multiple discrepancies theory (MDT)," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 16(4), pages 347-413, May.
    5. Ruut Veenhoven, 1994. "Is happiness a trait?," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 32(2), pages 101-160, June.
    6. Loraine Lavallee & P. Hatch & Alex Michalos & Tara McKinley, 2007. "Development of the Contentment with Life Assessment Scale (CLAS): Using Daily Life Experiences to Verify Levels of Self-Reported Life Satisfaction," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 83(2), pages 201-244, September.
    7. Alex Michalos & P. Kahlke, 2008. "Impact of Arts-Related Activities on the Perceived Quality of Life," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 89(2), pages 193-258, November.
    8. Tom Atkinson, 1982. "The stability and validity of quality of life measures," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 10(2), pages 113-132, February.
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    1. 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.
    2. Michael Landesmann & Isilda Mara, 2013. "Do I Stay because I am Happy or am I Happy because I Stay? Life Satisfaction in Migration, and the Decision to Stay Permanently, Return and Out-migrate," wiiw Working Papers 103, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, wiiw.
    3. Alex Michalos & Douglas Ramsey & Derrek Eberts & P. Kahlke, 2012. "Good Health is Not the Same as a Good Life: Survey Results from Brandon, Manitoba," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 107(2), pages 201-234, June.

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