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Measuring the Happiness of Large-Scale Written Expression: Songs, Blogs, and Presidents


  • Peter Dodds
  • Christopher Danforth


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  • Peter Dodds & Christopher Danforth, 2010. "Measuring the Happiness of Large-Scale Written Expression: Songs, Blogs, and Presidents," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 11(4), pages 441-456, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:11:y:2010:i:4:p:441-456
    DOI: 10.1007/s10902-009-9150-9

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    1. Skyscrapers and Happiness: An International Comparison (Part I)
      by Jason Barr in Skynomics Blog on 2017-12-11 00:22:05


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