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The Danish Effect: Beginning to Explain High Well-Being in Denmark

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  • Robert Biswas-Diener
  • Joar Vittersø
  • Ed Diener

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  • Robert Biswas-Diener & Joar Vittersø & Ed Diener, 2010. "The Danish Effect: Beginning to Explain High Well-Being in Denmark," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 97(2), pages 229-246, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:97:y:2010:i:2:p:229-246
    DOI: 10.1007/s11205-009-9499-5
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