Ruut Veenhoven, Erasmus University Rotterdam
Social Indicators, 1995, vol 34, pp 299-313
The World Database of Happiness is an ongoing register of research on subjective appreciation of life. Its purpose is to make the wealth of scattered findings accessible, and to create a basis for further meta-analytic studies. The database involves four sections:
The World Database of Happiness is available in books and on computer files. Computer files are free available through Internet on the anonymous ftp-server of Erasmus University Rotterdam Netherlands. Ftp-address: ftp.eur.nl/pub/database.happiness (since 1998http://worlddatabaseofhappiness.eur.nl) .