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Environmentally Responsible Happy Nation Index: Towards an Internationally Acceptable National Success Indicator

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  • Yew-Kwang Ng, 2008. "Environmentally Responsible Happy Nation Index: Towards an Internationally Acceptable National Success Indicator," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 85(3), pages 425-446, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:85:y:2008:i:3:p:425-446
    DOI: 10.1007/s11205-007-9135-1
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