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Was Hercules Happy? Some Answers from a Functional Model of Human Well-being

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  • Joar Vittersø

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  • Yngvil Søholt
  • Audun Hetland
  • Irina Thoresen
  • Espen Røysamb

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  • Joar Vittersø & Yngvil Søholt & Audun Hetland & Irina Thoresen & Espen Røysamb, 2010. "Was Hercules Happy? Some Answers from a Functional Model of Human Well-being," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 95(1), pages 1-18, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:95:y:2010:i:1:p:1-18
    DOI: 10.1007/s11205-009-9447-4
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    1. Bruce Headey, 2008. "Life Goals Matter to Happiness: A Revision of Set-Point Theory," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 86(2), pages 213-231, April.
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    6. Richard Lucas & Andrew Clark, 2006. "Do People Really Adapt To Marriage?," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 7(4), pages 405-426, November.
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    9. Joar Vittersø & Hella Oelmann & Anita Wang, 2009. "Life Satisfaction is not a Balanced Estimator of the Good Life: Evidence from Reaction Time Measures and Self-Reported Emotions," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 10(1), pages 1-17, March.
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    12. Ed Diener & Carol Nickerson & Richard Lucas & Ed Sandvik, 2002. "Dispositional Affect and Job Outcomes," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 59(3), pages 229-259, September.
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    1. Mikko Weckroth & Teemu Kemppainen & Jens F.L. Sørensen, 2015. "Predicting GDP of 289 NUTS Regions in Europe with ?Subjective? Indicators for Human and Social Capital," ERSA conference papers ersa15p22, European Regional Science Association.
    2. Veronika Huta & Alan Waterman, 2014. "Eudaimonia and Its Distinction from Hedonia: Developing a Classification and Terminology for Understanding Conceptual and Operational Definitions," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 15(6), pages 1425-1456, December.
    3. Helga Løvoll & Joar Vittersø, 2014. "Can Balance be Boring? A Critique of the “Challenges Should Match Skills” Hypotheses in Flow Theory," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 115(1), pages 117-136, January.

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