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How Education Enhances Happiness: Comparison of Mediating Factors in Four East Asian Countries

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  • Wan-chi Chen, 2012. "How Education Enhances Happiness: Comparison of Mediating Factors in Four East Asian Countries," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 106(1), pages 117-131, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:106:y:2012:i:1:p:117-131
    DOI: 10.1007/s11205-011-9798-5
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    1. Ferdi Botha & Frikkie Booysen, 2014. "Family Functioning and Life Satisfaction and Happiness in South African Households," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 119(1), pages 163-182, October.
    2. Ferdi Botha, 2014. "Life Satisfaction and Education in South Africa: Investigating the Role of Attainment and the Likelihood of Education as a Positional Good," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 118(2), pages 555-578, September.
    3. Chauvin, Juan Pablo & Glaeser, Edward & Ma, Yueran & Tobio, Kristina, 2017. "What is different about urbanization in rich and poor countries? Cities in Brazil, China, India and the United States," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 98(C), pages 17-49.
    4. Ming-Chang Tsai & Rachel E. Dwyer & Ruey-Ming Tsay, 2016. "Does Financial Assistance Really Assist? The Impact of Debt on Wellbeing, Health Behavior and Self-Concept in Taiwan," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 125(1), pages 127-147, January.
    5. Sarah Abdul Rahim & Asma Hyder & Qazi Masood Ahmed, 2017. "Governance and Happiness: Evidence From Citizens? Perception in Pakistan," Proceedings of Economics and Finance Conferences 4807773, International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences.
    6. Yee Ngoo & Nai Tey & Eu Tan, 2015. "Determinants of Life Satisfaction in Asia," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 124(1), pages 141-156, October.
    7. Ming-Chang Tsai & Rachel Dwyer & Ruey-Ming Tsay, 2016. "Does Financial Assistance Really Assist? The Impact of Debt on Wellbeing, Health Behavior and Self-Concept in Taiwan," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 125(1), pages 127-147, January.
    8. Powdthavee, Nattavudh & Lekfuangfu, Warn N. & Wooden, Mark, 2015. "What's the good of education on our overall quality of life? A simultaneous equation model of education and life satisfaction for Australia," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 54(C), pages 10-21.
    9. Chun-Hao Li & Ming-Chang Tsai, 2014. "Is the Easy Life Always the Happiest? Examining the Association of Convenience and Well-Being in Taiwan," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 117(3), pages 673-688, July.
    10. Anning Hu, 2015. "The Changing Happiness-Enhancing Effect of a College Degree Under Higher Education Expansion: Evidence from China," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 16(3), pages 669-685, June.
    11. Dora G. Gudmundsdóttir & Bryndís Björk Ásgeirsdóttir & Felicia A. Huppert & Inga D. Sigfúsdóttir & Unnur A. Valdimarsdóttir & Arna Hauksdóttir, 2016. "How Does the Economic Crisis Influence Adolescents’ Happiness? Population-Based Surveys in Iceland in 2000–2010," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 17(3), pages 1219-1234, June.
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