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Searching for Happiness: The Importance of Social Capital

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  • Ambrose Leung
  • Cheryl Kier
  • Tak Fung
  • Linda Fung
  • Robert Sproule

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  • Ambrose Leung & Cheryl Kier & Tak Fung & Linda Fung & Robert Sproule, 2011. "Searching for Happiness: The Importance of Social Capital," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 12(3), pages 443-462, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:12:y:2011:i:3:p:443-462
    DOI: 10.1007/s10902-010-9208-8
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