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  1. Blanchflower, David G., 2008. "International Evidence on Well-being," IZA Discussion Papers 3354, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Carlsson, Fredrik & Qin, Ping, 2010. "It is better to be the head of a chicken than the tail of a phoenix: Concern for relative standing in rural China," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 39(2), pages 180-186, April.
  3. Abel Brodeur & Sarah Flèche, 2013. "Where the Streets Have a Name: Income Comparisons in the US," CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE dp1196, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE.
  4. Dorrit Posel & Daniela Casale, 2011. "Relative standing and subjective well-being in South Africa: The role of perceptions, expectations and income mobility," Working Papers, Economic Research Southern Africa 210, Economic Research Southern Africa.
  5. Bookwalter, Jeffrey T. & Dalenberg, Douglas R., 2010. "Relative to What or Whom? The Importance of Norms and Relative Standing to Well-Being in South Africa," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 38(3), pages 345-355, March.
  6. Benno Torgler & Sascha L. Schmidt & Bruno S. Frey, 2006. "Relative Income Position and Performance: An Empirical Panel Analysis," CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) 2006-03, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA).
  7. Dorrit Posel, 2012. "Self-assessed well-being: Analysis of the NIDS Wave 1 and 2 Datasets," SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town 79, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  8. Kingdon, Geeta & Knight, John, 2006. "The measurement of unemployment when unemployment is high," Labour Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 13(3), pages 291-315, June.
  9. Akay, Alpaslan & Bargain, Olivier & Zimmermann, Klaus F., 2013. "Home Sweet Home? Macroeconomic Conditions in Home Countries and the Well-Being of Migrants," IZA Discussion Papers 7862, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  10. Akay, Alpaslan & Martinsson, Peter & Medhin, Haileselassie, 2012. "Does Positional Concern Matter in Poor Societies? Evidence from a Survey Experiment in Rural Ethiopia," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 40(2), pages 428-435.
  11. Tony Castleman, 2011. "Human Recognition among HIV-Infected Adults: Empirical Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Kenya," Working Papers, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy 2011-11, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy.
  12. Vinod Mishra & Ingrid Nielsen & Russell Smyth, 2014. "How Does Relative Income and Variations in Short-Run Wellbeing Affect Wellbeing in the Long Run? Empirical Evidence From China’s Korean Minority," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 115(1), pages 67-91, January.
  13. Timothy Hinks, 2012. "Fractionalization and well-being: Evidence from a new South African data set," New Zealand Economic Papers, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 46(3), pages 253-271, December.
  14. Andrew E. Clark & Nicolai Kristensen & Niels Westergård-Nielsen, 2008. "Economic satisfaction and income rank in small neighbourhoods," PSE Working Papers, HAL halshs-00586254, HAL.
  15. Verme, Paolo, 2013. "The relative income and relative deprivation hypotheses : a review of the empirical literature," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 6606, The World Bank.
  16. Susanne Väth & Simone Gobien, 2014. "Life Satisfaction, Contract Farming and Property Rights: Evidence from Ghana," MAGKS Papers on Economics, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung) 201415, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung).
  17. Eduardo Lora & Juan Camilo Chaparro, 2008. "La conflictiva relación entre la satisfacción y el ingreso," Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department 4600, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department.
  18. John Knight & Ramani Gunatilaka, 2009. "Is Happiness Infectious?," Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics 446, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  19. Jiang, Shiqing & Lu, Ming & Sato, Hiroshi, 2012. "Identity, Inequality, and Happiness: Evidence from Urban China," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 40(6), pages 1190-1200.
  20. Xavier Fontaine & Katsunori Yamada, 2012. "Economic Comparison and Group Identity: Lessons from India," PSE Working Papers, HAL hal-00711212, HAL.
  21. John F. Heliwell & Haifang Huang, 2005. "How's the Job? Well-Being and Social Capital in the Workplace," NBER Working Papers 11759, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  22. Marcel Fafchamps & Forhad Shilpi, 2006. "Subjective Welfare, Isolation, and Relative Consumption," Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics GPRG-WPS-056, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  23. John Knight & Lina Song, 2007. "Subjective Well-being and its Determinants in Rural China," Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics 334, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  24. Alpaslan Akay & G�khan Karabulut & Peter Martinsson, 2013. "The effect of religiosity and religious festivals on positional concerns -- an experimental investigation of Ramadan," Applied Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 45(27), pages 3914-3921, September.
  25. Eduardo Lora & Juan Camilo Chaparro, 2008. "The Conflictive Relationship between Satisfaction and Income," IDB Publications 6752, Inter-American Development Bank.
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  27. Wenshu Gao & Russell Smyth, 2009. "Job Satisfaction And Relative Income In Economic Transition: Status Or Signal? The Case Of Urban China," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series 12-09, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  28. Russell Smyth & Ingrid Nielsen & Qingguo Zhai & Tiemin Liu & Yin Liu & C.Y. Tang & Zhihong Wang & Zuxiang Wang & Juyong Zhang, 2008. "Environmental Surroundings And Personal Well-Being In Urban China," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series, Monash University, Department of Economics 32/08, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  29. Asadullah, Mohammad Niaz & Chaudhury, Nazmul, 2012. "Subjective well-being and relative poverty in rural Bangladesh," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 33(5), pages 940-950.
  30. Clark, Andrew E. & D'Ambrosio, Conchita, 2014. "Attitudes to Income Inequality: Experimental and Survey Evidence," IZA Discussion Papers 8136, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  31. Akay, Alpaslan & Andersson, Lisa & Martinsson, Peter & Medhin, Haileselassie, 2014. "Positional Concerns among the Poor: Does Reference Group Matter? Evidence from Survey Experiments," IZA Discussion Papers 8215, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  32. Geeta Gandhi Kingdon & John Knight, 2006. "Subjective well-being poverty vs. Income poverty and capabilities poverty?," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 42(7), pages 1199-1224.
  33. Jorgensen, Bradley S. & Jamieson, Robert D. & Martin, John F., 2010. "Income, sense of community and subjective well-being: Combining economic and psychological variables," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 31(4), pages 612-623, August.
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  35. Ana I. Moro-Egido & Victoria Ateca-Amestoy & Alexandra Cortés Aguilar, 2012. "Social Interactions and Subjective Well-Being: Evidence from Latin America," EcoMod2012, EcoMod 4153, EcoMod.
  36. Ravallion, Martin, 2012. "Poor, or just feeling poor ? on using subjective data in measuring poverty," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 5968, The World Bank.
  37. Justina A.V. Fischer & Benno Torgler, 2006. "Does Envy Destroy Social Fundamentals? The Impact of Relative Income Position on Social Capital," CREMA Working Paper Series, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA) 2006-04, Center for Research in Economics, Management and the Arts (CREMA).
  38. Ravallion, Martin & Himelein, Kristen & Beegle, Kathleen, 2013. "Can subjective questions on economic welfare be trusted ? evidence for three developing countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 6726, The World Bank.
  39. Bert G.M. Van Landeghem, 2008. "Human Well-Being over the Life Cycle: Longitudinal Evidence from a 20-Year Panel," LICOS Discussion Papers, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven 21308, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven.
  40. Fischer, Justina AV, 2009. "The Welfare Effects of Social Mobility: An Analysis for OECD countries," MPRA Paper 17070, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  41. Christopher P. Barrington-Leigh & John F. Helliwell, 2008. "Empathy and Emulation: Life Satisfaction and the Urban Geography of Comparison Groups," NBER Working Papers 14593, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  42. Knight, John & Gunatilaka, Ramani, 2010. "Great Expectations? The Subjective Well-being of Rural-Urban Migrants in China," World Development, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 38(1), pages 113-124, January.
  43. Carlsson, Fredrik & Qin, Ping, 2008. "It is better to be the head of a chicken than the tail of a phoenix: a study of concern for relative standing in rural China," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 308, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  44. Alem, Yonas & Köhlin, Gunnar, 2012. "Life Satisfaction in Urban Ethiopia: Trends and determinants," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 548, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  45. AKAY Alpaslan & BARGAIN Olivier & ZIMMERMANN Klaus F., 2011. "Relative Concerns of Rural-to-Urban Migrants in China," CEPS/INSTEAD Working Paper Series, CEPS/INSTEAD 2011-12, CEPS/INSTEAD.
  46. Akay, Alpaslan & Martinsson, Peter, 2012. "Positional Concerns through the Life Cycle: Evidence from Subjective Well-Being Data and Survey Experiments," IZA Discussion Papers 6342, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  47. Lampi, Elina & Nordblom, Katarina, 2008. "Money and Success –Sibling and Birth-Order Effects on Positional Concerns," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 299, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  48. Pénard, Thierry & Poussing, Nicolas & Suire, Raphaël, 2013. "Does the Internet make people happier?," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 46(C), pages 105-116.
  49. Geeta Kingdon & John Knight, 2005. "Subjective well-being poverty versus income poverty and capabilities poverty?," Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics GPRG-WPS-003, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  50. Justina Fischer & Benno Torgler, 2008. "Social Capital and Relative Income Concerns: Evidence from 26 Countries," TWI Research Paper Series, Thurgauer Wirtschaftsinstitut, Universität Konstanz 38, Thurgauer Wirtschaftsinstitut, Universität Konstanz.
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  52. Guillen-Royo, Monica, 2011. "Reference group consumption and the subjective wellbeing of the poor in Peru," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 32(2), pages 259-272, March.
  53. Blázquez, Maite & Budría, Santiago, 2011. "Deprivation and Subjective Well-being: Evidence from Panel Data," Working Papers in Economic Theory, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Department of Economic Analysis (Economic Theory and Economic History) 2011/08, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), Department of Economic Analysis (Economic Theory and Economic History).
  54. Merton, Robert C, 1978. "On the Cost of Deposit Insurance When There Are Surveillance Costs," The Journal of Business, University of Chicago Press, University of Chicago Press, vol. 51(3), pages 439-52, July.
  55. Eduardo Pérez-Asenjo, 2011. "If happiness is relative, against whom do we compare ourselves? Implications for labour supply," Journal of Population Economics, Springer, Springer, vol. 24(4), pages 1411-1442, October.
  56. Susanne Väth & Michael Kirk, 2014. "Do property rights and contract farming matter for rural development? Evidence from a large-scale investment in Ghana," MAGKS Papers on Economics, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung) 201416, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung).
  57. Dedehouanou, Senakpon & Maertens, Miet, 2011. "Participation in Modern Agri-Food Supply Chain in Senegal and Happiness," 2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland, European Association of Agricultural Economists 114447, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  58. Monica Guillen-Royo & Jackeline Velazco & Laura Camfield, 2013. "Basic Needs and Wealth as Independent Determinants of Happiness: An Illustration from Thailand," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 110(2), pages 517-536, January.
  59. Victoria Ateca-Amestoy & Alexandra Aguilar & Ana Moro-Egido, 2014. "Social Interactions and Life Satisfaction: Evidence from Latin America," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, Springer, vol. 15(3), pages 527-554, June.
  60. Bolle, Friedel & Okhrin, Yarema & Vogel, Claudia, 2009. "A note on interdependent happiness," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 38(5), pages 713-721, October.
  61. Lewis Davis & Stephen Wu, 2014. "Social Comparisons and Life Satisfaction Across Racial and Ethnic Groups: The Effects of Status, Information and Solidarity," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 117(3), pages 849-869, July.
  62. Ravallion, Martin & Lokshin, Michael, 2005. "Who cares about relative deprivation ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 3782, The World Bank.
  63. John Knight & Ramani Gunatilak, 2014. "Subjective Well-being and Social Evaluation in a Poor Country," CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford 2014-09, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  64. Carol Graham, 2010. "The Challenges of Incorporating Empowerment into the HDI: Some Lessons from Happiness Economics and Quality of Life Research," Human Development Research Papers (2009 to present), Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) HDRP-2010-13, Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
  65. Dorrit Posel & Daniela Casale, 2011. "Relative Standing and Subjective Well-Being in South Africa: The Role of Perceptions, Expectations and Income Mobility," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 104(2), pages 195-223, November.
  66. Kuegler, Alice, 2009. "A Curse of Comparison? Evidence on Reference Groups for Relative Income Concerns," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 4820, The World Bank.
  67. Yonas Alem & Gunnar Köhlin, 2014. "The Impact of Food Price Inflation on Subjective Well-being: Evidence From Urban Ethiopia," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 116(3), pages 853-868, May.
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  69. Martin Ravallion & Shaohua Chen, 2011. "Weakly Relative Poverty," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 93(4), pages 1251-1261, November.
  70. Bookwalter, Jeffrey & Fitch-Fleischmann, Benjamin & Dalenberg, Douglas, 2011. "Understanding life-satisfaction changes in post-apartheid South Africa," MPRA Paper 34579, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  71. Laura Camfield & Monica Guillen-Royo, 2010. "Wants, Needs and Satisfaction: A Comparative Study in Thailand and Bangladesh," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 96(2), pages 183-203, April.
  72. Veronika Bertram-Hümmer & Ghassan Baliki, 2014. "The Role of Visible Wealth for Deprivation," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research 1392, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  73. Vinod Mishra & Ingrid Nielsen & Russell Smyth, 2010. "Relative Income, Temporary Life Shocks and Subjective Wellbeing in the Long-run," Development Research Unit Working Paper Series, Monash University, Department of Economics 51-10, Monash University, Department of Economics.
  74. Van Landeghem, Bert & Swinnen, Johan F.M. & Vranken, Liesbet, 2008. "Land and Happiness: Land Distribution and Subjective Well-Being in Moldova," 2008 International Congress, August 26-29, 2008, Ghent, Belgium, European Association of Agricultural Economists 44375, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  75. Fafchamps, Marcel & Shilpi, Forhad, 2006. "Isolation and Subjective Welfare," CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers 6001, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  76. Xavier Fontaine & Katsunori Yamada, 2013. "Caste Comparisons: Evidence from India," ISER Discussion Paper, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University 0867, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University.
  77. Alem, Yonas & Köhlin, Gunnar & Stage, Jesper, 2012. "The Persistence of Subjective Poverty in Urban Ethiopia," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 549, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
  78. Knight, John, 2013. "Inequality in China : an overview," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 6482, The World Bank.
  79. Hinks, Tim, 2009. "Job Satisfaction and Employment Equity in South Africa," Department of Economics Working Papers, University of Bath, Department of Economics 15956, University of Bath, Department of Economics.
  80. Alem, Yonas, 2014. "Life-Satisfaction in Urban Ethiopia: The Role of Relative Poverty and Unobserved Heterogeneity," Discussion Papers, Resources For the Future dp-14-04-efd, Resources For the Future.
  81. Hajdu, Tamás & Hajdu, Gábor, 2011. "A hasznosság és a relatív jövedelem kapcsolatának vizsgálata magyar adatok segítségével
    [Examining the relation of utility and relative income using Hungarian data]
    ," Közgazdasági Szemle (Economic Review - monthly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), Közgazdasági Szemle Alapítvány (Economic Review Foundation), vol. 0(1), pages 56-73.
  82. Tumen, Semih & Zeydanli, Tugba, 2014. "Is Happiness Contagious? Separating Spillover Externalities from the Group-Level Social Context," MPRA Paper 53184, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  83. Nicholas Biddle, 2014. "Measuring and Analysing the Wellbeing of Australia’s Indigenous Population," Social Indicators Research, Springer, Springer, vol. 116(3), pages 713-729, May.
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  85. Alem, Yonas, 2013. "Relative Standing and Life-Satisfaction: Does Unobserved Heterogeneity Matter?," Working Papers in Economics, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics 579, University of Gothenburg, Department of Economics.
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  87. Yamamura, Eiji, 2008. "The role of social capital in homogeneous society: Review of recent researches in Japan," MPRA Paper 11385, University Library of Munich, Germany.