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Subjective Wellbeing in China: A Review

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  • Ricardo Rato

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  • Gareth Davey & Ricardo Rato, 2012. "Subjective Wellbeing in China: A Review," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 13(2), pages 333-346, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:jhappi:v:13:y:2012:i:2:p:333-346 DOI: 10.1007/s10902-011-9266-6
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