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The analysis and measurement of happiness as a sense of well-being

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  • Richard Kammann
  • Marcelle Farry
  • Peter Herbison

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  • Richard Kammann & Marcelle Farry & Peter Herbison, 1984. "The analysis and measurement of happiness as a sense of well-being," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 15(2), pages 91-115, August.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:15:y:1984:i:2:p:91-115 DOI: 10.1007/BF00426282
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    1. Carmel Proctor & P. Linley & John Maltby, 2009. "Youth Life Satisfaction: A Review of the Literature," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 10(5), pages 583-630, October.
    2. Krueger, Alan B. & Schkade, David A., 2008. "The reliability of subjective well-being measures," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, pages 1833-1845.
    3. van Hoorn, Andr, 2016. "Reliability and validity of the happiness approach to measuring preferences," Research Report 16008-GEM, University of Groningen, Research Institute SOM (Systems, Organisations and Management).
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    5. Joar Vittersø & Sigmund Akselsen & Bente Evjemo & Tom Julsrud & Birgitte Yttri & Svein Bergvik, 2003. "Impacts of Home-Based Telework on Quality of Life for Employees and Their Partners. Quantitative and Qualitative Results From a European Survey," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 4(2), pages 201-233, June.

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