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Stability and Sensitivity in Perceived Quality of Life Measures: Some Panel Results

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  • Alex Michalos & P. Maurine Kahlke, 2010. "Stability and Sensitivity in Perceived Quality of Life Measures: Some Panel Results," Social Indicators Research: An International and Interdisciplinary Journal for Quality-of-Life Measurement, Springer, vol. 98(3), pages 403-434, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:98:y:2010:i:3:p:403-434
    DOI: 10.1007/s11205-009-9554-2
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