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Direct democracy and life satisfaction revisited: new evidence for Switzerland

  • David Dorn
  • Justina Fischer

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  • Gebhard Kirchgässner
  • Alfonso Sousa-Poza

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Happiness Studies.

Volume (Year): 9 (2008)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 227-255

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