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2023
2023d

Update of articles in Springer Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Wellbeing Research, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands. Springer Reference Series. ISBN 9 78-94-00 7-0 752-8 DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5. Revised edition. Editor in chief Filimena Magino
a: Affective component of happiness DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_43
c: Consequences of happiness,. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_536
d: Contentment: Cognitive component of happiness,. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_554
e: Freedom and quality of life, . DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1085
f : Databook of Happiness, , DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_43
g: Greater happiness for a greater number, , DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_3903
h: Happiness, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5-1224
i : Happiness Adjusted Life Years (HALY), DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1225
j : Happiness levels stability, DOI:10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_2844
k: Happiness measures, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1226
l : Individual quality of life, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1453
m: Inequality-Adjusted happiness (IAH), DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1462
n: International Happiness Scale Interval Study (IHSIS), DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_3661
o: Journal of Happiness Studies (JOHS), , DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_4049
p: Livability theory, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1669
q: Quality Adjusted Life Expectancy, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_2386
r : Need theory, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1920
s: Quality of life: An overview,, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_103345
t : Well-being of nations, DOI:10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_3225
u: World Database of Happiness (WDH), DOI:10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_3662
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2023c In pursuit of greater happiness for a greater number: A personal account
Chapter prepared for the Handbook of Quality-of-Life and Social Change, edited by Cornelia Walther, to be published by Springer in 2023
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2023b Is life really getting worse? Change in average happiness in nations 1946-2021
Ehero working paper 2023-2
with Silke Kegel
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2023a Does happiness foster social bonds? A research synthesis using an online finding archive
EHERO working paper 2023-1
With Nidhi Sharma (first author) & Shruti Agrawal
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2022
2022j Growth of knowledge about happiness
Foreword to the Gluecks Atlas 2022
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Trend report Inequality of happiness in nations 1946-2021
Periodical report in World Database of Happiness.
With Silke Kegel

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2022h Trendreport average happiness in nations 1946-2021
Periodical report in World Database of Happiness
with Silke Kegel
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2022g Perceived meaning of life and satisfaction with life: A research synthesis using an online findings archive
Accepted for publication in Frontiers in Psychology Section Positive Psychology 13:957235. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.957235
With Yoman Morsy (first author) andYasmine Eid
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2022f Happiness in transgender people. A research synthesis using an online finding archive
EHERO working paper 2022-1
With Jos Veenhoven
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Does urban green add to happiness? A research synthesis using an online finding archive
In: Pia Heike Johansen, Anne Tietjen, Evald Bundgård Iversen, Henrik Lauridsen, Lolle and Jens Kaae Fisker (Eds) Rural life, Manchester University Press, ISBN 978 1 5261 6163 5, Chapter 23 pp. 445-458
With Nivré Claire Wagner and Jan Ott (update of 2021g)

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Effects of policy interventions on the happiness of targeted people: A research synthesis using an online findings-archive
Paper presented at the 30th NISPAcee annual conference, Bucharest, Romania June 2-4 2022
With Serkan Akili (first author) and Bekir Celik

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2022c Happiness and personal wealth; An updated research synthesis using an online finding archive
Global Journal of Human Social Sciences: E-Economics, 22 (5) 25-68. Open Access
with Antje Jantsch (first author)

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2022b On-line 'findings archive': A new tool for research synthesis
International Journal of Innovation Scientific Research and Review, 4 (5) 2774-2784. Open Access
With Ivonne Buijt and Martijn Burger
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2022a Open letter to president Putin about Fall of Russion Happiness English vesion
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2021
2021z On-line Findings Archive: A new tool for research synthesis
EHERO working paper 2021-5
with Ivonne Buijt and martijn Burger
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Why studies in the effect of PPIs should use life-satisfaction as an outcome
Frontiers in Psychology. DOI: 3389/fpsyg.2021.758623

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2021w Happiness and personal wealth; An updated research synthesis using an online finding archive
EHERO working paper 2021-4
with Antje Jantsch (first author)
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Does spending make us happy? The role of consumption on Life-satisfaction
International journal of Business and Applied Social Sciences (IJBASS), 7 (10). DOI:https://dx.doi.org/10.33642/ijbass.v7n10p5
with Devrim Dumladag (first author) and Ozge Gokdemir

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2021u Perceived ways to happiness: Which classical teachings fit current time best?
Erasmus Institute for Busines Economics, Next level economics online scientific platform https://www.eibe-rotterdam.nl/artikel/perceived-ways-to-happiness-which-classical-teachings-fit-current-time-best/
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How to complete the rank-list of happiness in nations in the 2010s: Estimating overall happiness in nations from components of happiness using mixed-effect models
EHERO working paper 2021-3
with Alvro Frequet

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2021r Onbehagen in het Paradijs
EIBE LinkedIn 29-7-2021, https://www.eibe-rotterdam.nl/achtergrond/onbehagen-in-het-paradijs/
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2021q Effect van de COVID-19 pandemie op geluk in Nederland
Mens & Maatschappij, 96 (3): 307–330. DOI: 10.5117/MEM2021.3.002.VEEN
with Martijn Burger & Emma Pleeging

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2021p Pioneer in Subjective Quality of Life Research: Willem Saris
Applied Research in Quality of Life., 16, pp.1395-1397 doi.org/10.1007/s11482-021-09949-z

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What is in the name? Content analysis of questionnaires on perceived quality of one's work life
Quality & Quantity. Online since 12-6-2021 at https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007/s11135-021-01165-z.pdf
With Renaud Gaucher (first author)

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In Memory of Edward Diener: Reflections on His Career, Contributions and The Science of Happiness
Frontiers in Psychology, Section Positive Psychology, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2021.706447
with Weiting Ng, William Tov, Sebastiaan Rothmann, Maria José Chambel, Sufen Chen, Matthew L Cole, Chiara Consiglio, Arianna Costantini, Jesus Alfonso Daep Datu, Zelda Di Blasi, Susana Llorens, Alexandra Huber, Saskia M. Kelders, Jeff Klibert, Hans Henrik Knoop, Claude-Hélène Mayer, Mirna Nel, Marisa Salanova, Marijke Schotanus-Dijkstra, Rebecca Shankland, Akihito Shimazu, Peter M. ten Klooster, Maria Vera, Mariëlle A.J. Zondervan-Zwijnenburg, Llewellyn Ellardus Van Zyl

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2021m The provision of urban greenery tends to go together with greater happiness of locals
Optentia Newsletter, April 2021, p 14
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2021l Happiness in nations: Pursuit of greater happiness for a greater number of citizens
Chapter 19 in Snyder, C.R., Lopez, S. J., Edwards, L.M. & Marques, S.C. Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology, 3rd edition. ISBN; 9780199396511 Oxford University Press, New York USA, 2021, pp 265-278
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2021k Daily happiness:How well we feel most of the time
Chapter 24 in Herbert L. Meiselman (Ed.) Emotion Measurement, Second edition, Elsevier, Kidlington UK 2021, pp.773-793. ISBN: 978-0-12-821125-0. DOI:10.1016/B978=0-12-821125-0.00024-8
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2021i Difference in mood at work and home: An additional indicator of jobsatisfaction
Journal of Wellbeing Assessment, online since 27-3-2021 at DOI: 10.1007/s41543-021-00038-4
With Renaud Gaucher (first author) and Martijn Burger
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2021h Will healthy eating make you happier? A research synthesis using an online findings-archive
Applied Research in Quality of Life, 16 (1) 221-240 2019 DOI: 10.1007/s11482-019-09748-7
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2021g Does urban greenery add to happiness? A research synthesis using an online finding archive
EHERO working paper 2021-1
With Nivré Claire Wagner and Jan Ott
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2021f Werkgeluk als basis voor onderwijskwaliteit
Hoofdstuk 4 in Bijlsma, H. & Keyser, M. (Red) Erken de ongelijkheid. De kracht van diversiteit in onderwijsteams. Uitgeverij PICA, ISBN 9789493209213, blz. 49-59
Met Paul Baan (1e auteur)
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2021e Is gelukstraining effectief? (Is happiness training effective?)
Tijdschrift voor Positieve Psychologie (PTT), 2021-3, 1-13 + online appendix
With Ad Bergsma (first author) and Ivonne Buijt. Update of 2020j
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2021d World Database of Happiness
Social Indicator Matters; Newsletter of RC55 of the International Sociological Association (ISA)
Winter Issue, December 2020 (No. 9) p.1-9
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2021c Geluk: economische perspectieven
in: Bohlmeijer, E., Jacobs, N. Walburg, J.A. & Westerhof, G. (Red.) Handboek Positieve Psychologie: Theorie, onderzoek en interventies, Boom, Amsterdam, ISBN 9789024433445. Hoofdstuk 6, pp 126-139
Met Martijn Burger (1e auteur)
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2021b Happiness and consumption: A research synthesis using an online findings archive
Accepted for publication in Sage Open 17-10-2020
Together with Martijn Burger, Xin Kang and Felicia Ciperi. Later version of EHERO working paper 2018/2 (2018e)
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2021a How to construct a trend when survey questions have changed over time: The case of happiness in Japan 1958-2007
Survey Research Methods, 15 (1). 101-113. doi:10.18148/srm/2021.v15i1.7725
Together with Tinneke de Jonge (first author) and Akiko Kamasaka. Later version of EHERO working paper 2019-3 (2019m)
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Effect of self monitoring of happiness on happiness, using the web-based ‘Happiness Indicator’
Expert paper prepared in December 2020 for Saratov National Research State University, Russia Faculty of Psychology, Regional Center for Applied Psychology

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2020k A new website for the World Database of Happiness
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2020j Will happiness-trainings make us happier? A research synthesis using an online findings-archive
In: van Zyl, L. E., Rothmann, S., eds. (2021). Positive Organizational Interventions: Contemporary Theories, Approaches and Applications. Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88966-345-3. pp. 177-208
With Ad Bergsma (first author) and Ivonne Buijt. Book chapter version of journal article 2020f
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Can happiness apps generate nationally representative data sets? A case study collecting data on people's happiness using the German Socio-Economic Panel
Applied Research in Quality of Life. 15: 1135-1149
With Kai Ludwigs (first author), Richard Lucas, David Richter and Lidia Arends

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2020h Het rendement van geluk: Het belang van levensgeluk voor werkprestaties
in: Bergsma, A., Hamburger, O. & Klappe, E (Red) Handboek werkgeluk: Een praktisch toolbox voor leidinggevenden, hr-professionals & coaches. Boom, Amsterdam ISBN 9789024427703, hoofdstuk 7, pp.130-144
Met Ad Bergsma (eerste auteur)
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2020g Raise of Happiness Following Raised Awareness of How Happy One Feels: A Follow-Up of Repeated Users of the Happiness Indicator Website
International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology 5 (3), 153-187. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s41042-020-00032-w
Together with Arnold Bakker (first author), Martijn Burger, Pieter van Haaren en Wido Oerlemans. Earlier versions: 2015i and 2019a
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Will happiness-trainings make us happier? A research synthesis using an online findings-archive
Frontiers in Psychology - section Organizational Psychology. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.01953 Open Access
With Ad Bergsma (first author) and Ivonne Buijt

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Wat heet geluk, hoe bepalen we hoe gelukkig we zijn en hoe gelukkig is de oude dag?
Geron, volume 22, issue 1. https://gerontijdschrift.nl/artikelen/wat-heet-geluk-hoe-bepalen-we-hoe-gelukkig-we-zijn-en-hoe-gelukkig-is-de-oude-dag/

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2020d Daily happiness: How well we feel most of the time
EHERO working paper 2020-1
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2020c ‘Hedonic’ and ‘Eudaimonic’ Happiness: Which qualifies best as a moral guide?
EHERO working paper 2020-2
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2020b Ways to greater happiness: A Delphi study
Journal of Happiness Studies, 21(8), 2789-2806. DOI 10.1007/s10902-019-00199-3 Open Access
Together with Dan Buettner (first author) and Toben Nelson. Published earlier as EHERO working paper 2017-1
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2020a World Database of Happiness - A 'findings archive'
In: Maddison, D., Rehdanz, K. & Welsch, H. (Eds) Handbook of Wellbeing, Happiness and the Environment. Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham UK, 2020, Chapter 2, pp. 25-45, ISBN: 978 1 78811 933 7 (cased), 978 1 78811 934 4 (eBook) DOI: (book) 10.4337/9781788119344

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2019p Does the internet make us happier? A research synthesis using an online finding archive
EHERO working paper 2019-2
With Rijn Vogelaar
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2019o What is animal happiness?
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2019 (1):62-76, doi: 10.1111/nyas.13983. Epub 2018 Oct 22..
With Laura E. Webb (first author), Jes Lynning Harfeld and Margit Bak Jensen
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Would I be happier as a teacher or a carpenter?, Clues in survey data on happiness and occupation
EHERO-working paper 2019-4
Together with Joyce van Leeuwen (first author)

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Have the Japanese become happier over the last 50 years? Healing broken time-series data
EHERO working paper 2019-3
Together with Tineke de Jonge (first author) and Akiko Kamesaka

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2019l Kijk voor welvaart gewoon naar het aantal gelukkige levensjaren
Economisch Statistische Berichten (ESB), Dossier ‘Meten van Welvaart’, 11 april 2019, vol. 104, nr. 47725, blz. 18-21
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2019j Ongoing Professionalization of Positive Psychology
Foreword to Llewellyn Ellardus Van Zyl & Sebastiaan Rothmann Sr. (editors) Positive Psychological Intervention Design and Protocols for Multi-Cultural Contexts Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019, ISBN 978-3-030-20019-0 ISBN 978-3-030-20020-6 (eBook): https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-20020-6 Page v-vi
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2019i Private wealth and happiness: A research synthesis using an online findings-archive
In: Gaël Brulé & Christian Suter (eds.) Wealth(s) and Subjective Well-Being. Part of the Social Indicators Research Series book series (SINS, volume 76), Springer/Nature Dordrecht, Netherlands, 2019, pp 17-50 E-book
With Antje Jantsch (first author)
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2019g Review of The Origins of Happiness: The Science of Well-Being over the Life Course
By Andrew E. Clark, Sarah Flèche, Richard Layard, Nattavudh Powdthavee & George Ward. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2018. 325 p. $35.00 cloth. ISBN: 9780691177892.
In: Contemporary Sociology: A Journal of Reviews. 48 (4) 2019: 406-408, https://doi.org/10.1177/0094306119853809g
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2019f Did the Easterlin Paradox apply in South-Korea 1980-2015? A case study
International Review of Economics 66(4), 325-351 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12232-019-00325-w
With Michiel Slag (first author) and Martijn Burger
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2019d Meten van kennelijke welvaart met gelukkige levensjaren
EHERO working paper 2019-5
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2019c Wealth adds to happiness, but not much
Optentia Newsletter, 9 (1) p 9, April 2019
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The broaden and build theory of happiness
In Editors: Bruno Frey & Christoph Schaltegger (eds.) 21st Century Economics. Economic Ideas You Should Read and Remember. Springer Nature Publishing, Cham Switserland, ISBN 978-3-030-17739-3, pp 137-140, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-17740-9_5

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Effect on happiness of selfmonitoring and comparison with others, using the Happiness Indicator
In: Llewellyn VanZyl & Sebastian Rothmann (eds.): Positive Psychology Interventions: Theories, methodologies and applications within multi-cultural contexts, Springer International, July 2019, ISBN print: 978-3-030-20310-8, ISBN online: 978-3-030-20311-5. Chapter 1, pp 1-23, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-20311-5_1
With Arnold Bakker, Martijn Burger, Pieter van Haren and Wido Oerlemans

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Freedom and happiness in nations: A research synthesis
Applied Research on Quality of Life, 13 (2) 435-456, Doi: 10.1007/s11482-017-9543-6
With Amanina Abdur Rahman. Open Access. Erratum

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2018y

Scale homogenization techniques.
Video lecture published on YouTube.
Lecture 1 in e-course based on book 'Diversity in survey questions on the same topic: echniques for improving comparability' (publication 2017c)

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Will healthy eating make you happier? A research synthesis using an online findings archive
Optentia Newsletter 8 (3), December 2018, page 16

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2018w How does attention to subjective well-being affect subjective well-being?
Applied Research in Quality of Life. 13(4), 1055-1080, DOI .0rg/10.1007/s11482-017-9575-y,
With Kai Ludwigs (first author), Richard Lucas, Martijn Burger and Lidia Arends Open Access
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2018v Member highlight Ruut Veenhoven: How I wandered into Quality-Of-Life Research
Newsletter of the International Society for Quality of Life Studies (ISQOLS), November 2018
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2018u Happiness in nations: Pursuit of greater happiness for a greater number of citizens
In: The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology, 3rd Edition Edited by C.R. Snyder, Shane J. Lopez, Lisa M. Edwards, and Susana C. Marques Online Publication Date: Nov 2018 DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199396511.013.1
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2018t The sociology of happiness: Topic in social indicators research
In: Schulz, M.S. (ed.) 'Frontiers of sociology: Research perspectives for the 21 century'. ISA Research, Berlin/New York 2018, ISBN 978-3-746744-53-7, Chapter 28, pp 243-251
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2018s Happiness of the self-employed: A research synthesis using an on-line findings-archive
EHERO-working paper 2018-7
Together with Jiequn Liu (first author)
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2018r Het effect van werk op geluk en van geluk op werk (The effect of work on happiness and of happiness on work)
Hoofdstuk in boek ‘Geluk werkt door’ onder redactie van Pieter Philipart, Uitgave Driessen groep. Oktober 2018, blz. 9-17
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2018q Did the Easterlin Paradox apply in South-Korea 1980-2015? A case study
EHERO Working Paper 2018/06
With Michiel Slag (first author) and Martijn Burger
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Private wealth and happiness: A research synthesis using an online findings-archive
EHERO working paper 2018/3
With Antje Jantsch (first author)

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2018m Happy Life Years
OECD factsheet, Ognanization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris, France
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2018l Quality of life in provinces in Indonesia; Measured with Happy Life Years
EHERO working paper 2018-4
With Adi C. Pierewan (first author)
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2018k Will healthy eating mke you happier? A research synthesis using an online findings-archive
EHERO working paper 2018-5
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2018j Life-satisfaction is more a matter of feeling well than having what you want: Tests of Veenhoven's theory
International Journal of happiness and Development 2018, vol. 4, nr. 3, pp 209-235
With Sakari Kainulainen (first author) and Juho Saari
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2018i Unhappy development: Dissatisfaction with life on the eve of the Arab Spring
Accepted for publication in Review of Income and Wealth (earlier published as 2015x)
With Efstratia Arampatzi, Martijn Burger, Elena Ianchovichina and Tina Röhricht
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2018h Commuting and happiness: What ways feel best for what kinds of people?
In: Friman, M., Ettema, D. & Olson, E. (eds.) ’Quality of life and daily travel’ Chapter 5, pp 73-93, Springer International Publishing AG, 2018, Dordrecht Netherlands, ISBN 978-3-319-76623-2, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-76623-2_5
With Sascha Lancée (first author) and Martijn Burger
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2018g Happiness in Rotterdam: An analysis of 7 city surveys
International Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities Research, 6 (2) 82-100 Open Access
With Piet Ouweneel (first author). Published version of 2018d

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2018f Rule of law and happiness in nations
Optentia News March 2018, vol. 8 (1), p 16
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2018e Consumption and happiness: A review of research
EHERO working paper 2018/2.
Together with Martijn Burger, Felicia Chiperi, Xin Kang
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2018d Happiness in Rotterdam: Analysis of 7 city surveys
EHERO working paper 2018/1.
Together with Piet Ouweneel (first author)
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Contextual correlates of happiness in European adults
PloS One, 13 (1): e0190387, 17 p. Open Access
Together with Hart, E.A.C., Lakerveld, J., McKee, M., Oppert, J-M., Rutter, H., Charreire, H., Bardos, H, Compernolle, S., De Bourdeaudhuij, I, Brug, J. & Mackenbach, J.D.

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2018b Recht en geluk in landen
In: Fleerackers, F. & Van Ransbeeck, R. (eds.) 'Recht en Geluk', AdVocare Interdisciplinair cahier 22.1, Larcier, Gent, België, ISBN13: 978-2-8044-7699-1, blz. 101-118
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Subjective well-being in nations
In: Diener, E. Oishi, S. & Tay, L. (eds.) Handbook of Well-being, Noba Scholar Handbook series: Subjective well-being. Salt Lake City, Utah USA DEF publishers, DOI:nobascholar.com. Open Access

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Towards Greater Happiness
Optentia News, 7 (3) 2017, pp 12-13

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2017n Felicidad: lecciones de la investigation empirica
In: Garcia Vega, J. (ed.) Felicidad y calidad d vida', Editoria Nomada, 2017 Coyoacan, Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico ISBN 978-607-96638-6-5, pp 91-106 + 115-117
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2017m Geluksonderzoek en beleid (Happiness research and policy)
In: Samen werken aan geluk: Hoe een gemeente kan sturen op geluk. Redactie Ans Heijne, Liesbeth Koning, Muriel van Nieuwenhuizen en Nancy Peeters.
Uitgave gemeente Schagen. ISBN 978 90 827494 03, blz. 20-31
Samen met Martijn Burger (eerste auteur)
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2017k Geluk onder docenten (Happiness of teachers)
In: Van Twaalf tot Achttien: Vakblad voor voortgezet onderwijs, jaargang 27, nr. 10, blz. 14-15, december 2017
With Martijn Burger (first author)

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Ways to greater happiness: A Delphi study
EHERO working paper 2017-1, Erasmus happiness Economics Research Organization, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
Together with Dan Buettner (first author) and Toben Nelson. Published later as 2020b

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2017i Happiness research: Past and Future
Senshu Social Well-being Review 2017 (4), pp 65-74
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2017g Measures of happiness: Which to choose?
In: Gaël Brulé & Filomena Maggino (eds.) ‘Metrics of Well-being’, Springer, Dordrecht, 2017, pp 65-84, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-61810-4_4
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2017f Mood during commute in The Netherlands: What way of travel feels best for what kind of people?
Transportation Research Part A, 104, 195-208, DOI: 10.1016/j.tra.2017.04.025
Together with Sascha Lancee and Martijn Burger
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The '10-excess' phenomenon in responses to survey questions about happiness
Social Indicators Research, 131 (2) 853-870, DOI: 10.1007/s11205-016-1265-x Open Acess
Together with Gael Brule (first author)

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Diversity in survey questions on the same topic: Techniques for improving comparability
Social Indicators Research Book Series. Volume 68, ISBN: 978-3-319-53260-8 (Print) 978-3-319-53261-5 (Online)
With Tineke de Jonge (first author) and Wim Kalmijn. E-course version: see 2018y
a Preface
b Diversity in Survey items and the comparison problem
c The Happiness Scale Interval Study
d Use of the Happiness Scale Interval Studies in this book
e Equivalence of rating scales using different keywords
f 'Very happy' is not always equally happy
g The labeling of anchor points and the occurrence of zero-width intervals
h The continuum approach
i The Reference Distribution Method
j Stability of boundaries of response options for different countries
k Analysis of differences in trends among the satisfied few and the dissatisfied few
l Combining and pooling of series of life-satisfaction in the USA, Japan, The Netherlands and Spain
m Directions for further research

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2017b Co-development of Happiness Research: Addition to “Fifty Years After the Social Indicator Movement
Social Indicators Research, 135 (3), 1001-1007, DOI 10.1007/s11205-017-1554-z
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2017a Greater happiness for a greater number: Did the promise of enlightenment come true?
Social Indicators Research, DOI 10.1007/s11205-015-1128x, 130 (1), 9-25, Open Access
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2016r What we have learnt about happiness: Classic qualms in the light of recent research
In: Maggino, F. (ed.) A Life Devoted to Quality of Life, Festschrift in Honor of Alex C. Michalos, Social Indicators Research Series vol. 60, chapter 10, pp 151-170, Springer, Dordrecht, 2015, ISBN: 978-3-319-20567-0, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-20568-7_ 10
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2016q The difference between expected and experienced utility: some studies on having children
Journal of Academic Social Science Studies, nr. 50, pp 343-354, Autum II 2016, DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.9761/JASSS3591
With Hatime Kamilcelebi (first author)
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2016p Wat we weten
In: Leo Bormans (Redactie) Geluk: Worldbook of Happiness 2.0, Lannoo, Tielt, Belgium. ISBN 978 94 014 3901 5, pp 356--365
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2016o Le bonheur: Angle mort de la sociologie
Sciences et Bonheur, Automne 2016, nr. 1, pp 32-42

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2016n Groter geluk voor een groter aantal: Kan dat in Nederland?
Blind, online interdisciplinair tijdschrift. !SSN 1879-8144, 29 maart 2016
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2016m Hope and happiness
In: Bormans, L. (ed.) The World book of hope: pp 204-206, Lanno Publishers, Tielt, Belgium, ISBN 9789401431354
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Some Findings on Culture Consumption and Happiness
Optentia News. November 2016, vol. 9, nr. 3, p 54

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2016k On the growing importance of 'art-of-living'
Foreword to: Bernard Schitz 'Art-of-Living: A concept to enhance happiness', Springer International Publishing, Cham, Switserland, Social Indicators Research Series, volume 63, ISBN 978-3-319-45324-8 (eBook), DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-45324-8, pages v-vii
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2016j De vele gezichten van hoop en geluk
In: TPP Tijdschrift voor Positieve Psychologie, augustus 2016, pp 29-35.
Met Emma Pleeging, Martijn Burger en Sasqia Chin Hon Foei
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Sturen op geluk in sociaal-economisch beleid
Economisch Statistische Berichten (ESB) , jaargang 101, nummer 47425, 13 oktober 2016. Dossier 'Geluk, hoop & liefde: Emoties als drijfveer', blz. 24-28. https://esb.nu/esb/20020810/sturen-op-geluk-in-sociaal-economisch-beleid.

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El principio de la major felicidad: La felicidad como un objetivo de la política pública
In: Editores David Gomez-Alvarez y Victor Ortiz Ortega, 'Políticas Y Bienestar subjetivo'. Ediciones Culturales Paidos, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 2016  ISBN 978-607-747-141-7, pp 77-104

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2016g Quality of life and happiness: concepts and measures
In: Bruni, L. & Porta, P.L. (eds.) Handbook of research methods and applications in happiness and quality of life, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham, UK ISBN (e) 9781783471171, pp 309-333
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2016fa Bracht de EU groter geluk?
Press realease, April 2016 in the context of a referendum in the Netherlands about a treaty of the EU with Ukraine
Together with Martijn Burger
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2016fb Did the EU raise happiness?
Press release, June 2016 in the context of a referendum in the UK about leaving the EU (Brexit)
Together with Martijn Burger
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2016e Wat heet geluk?
M&C Quarterly: Management & Consulting: Platform voor organisatieprofessionals Themanummer ‘Geluk’ 2, 2016, blz. 18-23
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2016d Pooling time series based on slightly different questions about the same topic: Forty years of survey research on happiness and life-satisfaction in the Netherlands
Social Indicators Research, 126 (2) 863-891, DOI: 10.1007/s11205-015-0898-5 Open Access
With Tineke de Jonge (first author), Wim Kalmijn. Lidia Arends, Linda Moonen & Jaqueline van Beuningen
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2016c

Conversion of verbal response scales: Robustness across demographic categories
Social Indicators Research, 126(1), 331-358, DOI: 10.1007/s11205-015-0879-6 Open Access
With Tineke de Jonge (first author), Wim Kalmijn and Lidia Arends

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Why are locals happier than internal migrants? The role of daily life
Social Indicators Research, 125 (2) 481-508. DOI 10.1007/s11205-014-0856-7. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11205-014-0856-7
With Martijn Hendriks (first author) and Kai Ludwigs

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2015
2015z Financial distress and happiness of employees in times of economic crisis
Applied Economic letters, 22 (3) 173-179, DOI. 10.1080/13504851.2014.931916
Together with E. Arampatzi (first author) and M.J. Burger
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2015x Unhappy development: Dissatisfaction with life on the eve of the Arab Spring
World Bank Policy Research Working Paper WSP7488, November 2015, 40 pages.
With Efstratia Arampatzi, Martijn Burger, Elena Ianchovichina and Tina Röhricht
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Happiness in South Africa: Pattern of cheerful discontent
Optentia Newsletter 5 (2) 2, 7 August 2015
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2015t Happiness: History of the concept
In: James Wright (ed.) International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, vol. 10, pp 521-525, Oxford Elsevier, ISBN 9780080970868
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2015s Genetic distance and differences in happiness across nations: Some preliminary evidence
Journal of Happiness and Wellbeing, 3 (2) 142-158 ISSN 2147-561X
With Martijn Burger (first author), Laila Kakar and Harry Commandeur
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2015r Geography of happiness: Configurations of affective and cognitive appraisals of life across nations
International Journal of Happiness and Development (IJHD) ISSN online: 2049-2804, 2015, 2, (2) 101-117
With Gael Brule (first author)
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2015q Stability of boundaries between response options of response scales: Does 'very happy' remain equally happy over the years?
Social Indicators Research, 123 (1) 241-266, ISSN 1573-0921, DOI 1007/s11205-014-0735-2
With Lidia Arends, Wim Kalmijn and Tineke de Jonge (first author)
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2015p Informed pursuit of happiness: What we should know, do know and can get to know
Journal of Happiness Studies, 16 (4) 1035-1071, DOI: 10.1007/s10902-014-9560-1
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2015o Mental health care and average happiness: Strong relationship in developed nations
Accepted for publication in Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 42 (4) 394-404
ISBN: 1573-3289, DOI: 10.1007/s/10488-014-0579-8
With Giorgio Touburg
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2015n Happiness as a priority in social policy: The greatest happiness principle
In: Stephen Joseph (ed.) 'Positive psychology in practice: Promoting human florishing in work, health, education, everyday life', Second revised edition. Wiley, Hoboken, NJ USA, ISBN 978-1-118-75725-3 (e-Pub). Chapter 42, pp 731-750. Update of publication 2004c
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2015m Geluk in Organisaties: Overzicht van het weinige dat we daarover weten
In: Bergsma, A, Commandeur, H. R. & Veenhoven, R. (redactie): Welbevinden op het werk, Themanummer Tijdschrift voor Management en Organisatie, ISSN 0165-1722, vol. 69, nr. 2/3, pp 119-134
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2015l Welbevinden op het werk: Ten geleide
Themanummer Tijdschrift voor Management en Organisatie, ISSN 0165-1722, vol. 69, nr. 2/3, pp 3-14
Redactie, samen met Ad Bergsma en Harry Commandeur
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2015k De Gelukswijzer werkt: Gebruikers website werden gelukkiger
Magazine Coachend Vlaanderen, jaargang 3, nr. 2, blz. 58-61
Met Pieter van Haren
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2015j Consumption and happiness: An introduction
International Review of Economics (IREC) 62 (2) 91-99, DOI: 10.1007/s12232-015-0234-2
With Luca Stanca
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2015i Happiness raised by raising awareness: effect on happiness using the Happiness Indicator
Erasmus University Rotterdam, EHERO working paper 2015/01
Together with Arnold Bakker, Martijn Burger, Pieter van Haaren en Wido Oerlemans
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2015h Happy protest voters: The case of Rotterdam 1997-2009
Social Indicators Research, 126 (2) 739-756, DOI 10.1007/s11205-015-0920-y
With Piet Ouweneel (first author) Open Access
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2015f Hope and happiness
Opentia Newletter, 5 (3) 5, December 2015
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2015e 'Very happy' is not always equally happy: On the meaning of verbal response options in survey questions
Journal of Happiness Studies, 16 (1) 77-101, DOI: 10.1007/s10902-013-9497-9
With Tineke de Jonge (first author), Wim Kalmijn and Lidia Arends
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2015d Social conditions for happiness: A review of research
International Journal of Psychology, online since April 2015. DOI: 10.1002/ijop.12161
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2015ca Iktisat ve mutluluk: Bugun daha mutlu muyez? (Economics of happiness: Are we happy today?)
In: Dumladag, D., Gokdemir, O., Neyse, L. & Ruben, E. (eds.) 'Iktisatta davranissal yaklasimlar (Behavioral approaches in economics)', Imge Kitabevi, Ankara Turkey, 2015, ISBN 978-975-533-820-0, pp 201-230.
With Devrim Dumladag
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2015cb Iktisat ve mutluluk (Economics of happiness)
Iktisat ve Toplum Dergisi , Agustos 2015, Sayi: 58 ss, 46-55
With Devrim Dumladag
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2015b Hope and happiness
Opentia Newletter, 5 (3) 5, December 2015
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2015a Overall satisfaction with life: Subjective approaches (1)
Chapter 12 in: Wolfgang Glatzer, Laura Camfield, Valerie Moller & Mariano Rojas (eds.) 'The Global handbook of Quality of Life: Explorations of well-being in nations and continents', ISBN 978-94-017-9177-9, Springer Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands.
Chapter 9, pp 207-238. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-017-9178-6_9
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2014w Average happiness and dominant family type: In regions in Western Europe around 2000
Advances in Applied Sociology, 4: 271-288, ISSN 2165-4316, DOI: 10.4236/aasoci.2014.412031 Open Access
With Gael Brule (first author)
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2014v De meesterproef van Ruut Veenhoven: Wat blijft er in het licht van de geschiedenis van een promotie onderzoek?
MGV Magazine voor GGZ en Verslavingszorg 69, 6, 47-49, ISSN 0024-8576
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2014u Happiness and participatory teaching
Optentia newsletter 4:, 3, 14-15, ISSN 18770428
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2014t Kalkinmaya farkli bir bakis: Iyi olus (Views on well-being)
In: Yayina Hazirlayander, Ahmet Faruk Aysan & Devrim Dumludag (eds.) 'Kalkinmada yeni yaklasimlar' (New approaches to development), Ankara, Turkey, 2014, Imge, ISBN 078-975-533--761-6, 543 pages, Chapter 17, pp 337-363
With Ozge Gokdemir (first author)
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2014s Participatory teaching and happiness in nations
Journal Advances in Applied Sociology (AASoci) 4: 235-245, ISSN Online: 2165-4336, DOI 10.4236/aasoci.2014.411028 Open Access
With Gael Brule (first author)
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Hoofdstukken in: Langeweg, S. & Van Blitterswijk, D. (redactie) Het rendement van geluk: Inzichten uit wetenschap en praktijk, Stichting Maatschappij en Onderneming, Den Haag. SMO publicatie 2014/4, ISBN 978-90-6962-251-4, 176 blz.
a: Inleiding: Wat is geluk? Hoofdstuk 2, blz. 17-26.
b: Het meten van geluk. Hoofdstuk 3, blz. 27-34.
c: De GeluksWijzer: Instrument voor werken aan geluk. Hoofdstuk 12, blz. 125-134.
d: Worden mensen gelukkiger van de GeluksWijzer? Het effect van inzicht in eigen geluk op de mate van geluk. Hoofdstuk 13, blz. 135-152.
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Sociology's blind eye for happiness
Comparative Sociology, 13: 537-555, ISSN 1569-1330, DOI 10.1163/15691330-12341324

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Articles in Alex C. Michalos (Ed.) "Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research", Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands. Springer Reference Series. ISBN 9 78-94-00 7-0 752-8 DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5
a: Affective component of happiness pp 80-83 DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_43
c: Consequences of happiness, pp 1200-1203. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_536
d: Contenentment: Cognitive component of happiness, pp 1262-1265. DOI:10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_554
e: Freedom and quality of life, pp 2356-2359. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1085
f : Databook of Happiness, pp 1448-1449, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_43
g: Greater happiness for a greater number, pp 2612-2613, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_3903
h: Happiness, pp 2637-264, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5-1224
i : Happiness Adjusted Life Years (HALY), pp 2641-2643. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1225
j : Happiness levels stability, pp 1262-1265, DOI:10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_2844
k: Happiness measures, pp 2669-2674. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1226
l : Individual quality of life, pp 3236-3237, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1453
m: Inequality-Adjusted happiness (IAH), pp 3253-3254, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1462
n: International Happiness Scale Interval Study (IHSIS), pp 3323-3324, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_3661
o: Journal of Happiness Studies (JOHS), pp 3462-3464, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_4049
p: Livability theory, pp 3645-3647, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1669
q: Quality Adjusted Life Expectancy, pp 5320-5321, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_2386
r : Need theory, pp 4293-4295, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_1920
s: Quality of life: An overview, pp 5265-5269, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_103345
t : Well-being of nations, pp 7095-7098, DOI:10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_3225
u: World Database of Happiness (WDH), pp 7257-7260, DOI:10.1007/978-94-007-0753-5_3662

 

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2014n Freedom and happiness in nations: Why the Finns are happier than the French
Psychology of Well-being: Theory, Research and Practice. ISSN: 2211-1522, Open access
With Gael Brule (first author)
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2014j Index of Inequality-Adjusted Happiness (IAH) improved: A research note
Journal of Happiness Studies 2014, 15, 1259-1265. DOI: 10.1007/s10902-013-9474-3
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2014h Did civilization add to the quality of human life?
In: Alsmqvist, K. & Linklater, A. (eds.) 'Civilization', Axel and Margaret Ax: son Johnson foundation, 2014, Stockholm, Sweden, ISBN 978-91-89672-62-8, pp 267-273
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Homogenizing responses to different survey questions on the same topic: Proposal of a scale homogezination method using a reference distribution
Social Indicators Research, 117: 275-300. DOI:10.1007s11205-013-0335-6.
With Tineke de Jonge (first author) and Lidia Arends

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2014f Why sociological theory of happiness falls short
Social Indicators Network News (SINET), ISSN 0885-6729, May-August, nr. 119-120, pp 1-4
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The Easterlin Illusion: Economic growth does go with greater happiness
International Journal of Happiness and Development (IJHD), 2014, 1 (4) 311-343, ISSN online: 2049-2804, DOI 10.1504/IJHD 2014.066115
With Floris Vergunst

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2014d Long-term change of happiness in nations: To times more rise than decline since the 1970s
In: Sheldon, K. & Lucas, R. (eds.), Stability of happiness: Theories and evidence on whether happiness can change', chapter 9, pp 167-200, Elsevier Publishing, ISBN 978-0-12-411478-4
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2014c Secundaire arbeidsvoorwaarden en geluk
TPE-digitaal, 8: 15-28, http://www.tpedigitaal.nl
With Luc Benda (first author) and Kea Tijdens
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A guide to findings on happiness of children in the World Database of happiness
In: Asher Ben-Arieh, Ferran Casas, Ivar Frones & Jill E. Korbin (eds.) Handbook of child wellbeing: Theories, methods and policies in global perspective,
Vol. 1, Chapter 20, pp 40-46, Springer. ISBN 978-90-481-9064-5, DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-9063-8

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2014a Classic wisdom about ways to happiness: How does it apply today?
In: Vincenzo Giorgino (ed.) 'Pursuit of happiness and the traditions of wisdom', Springer series Briefs in Wellbeing and Quality of life research, ISBN 978-3-319-04744-7. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-04744-7_1, pp 1-12

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2013q The four qualities of life: Ordering concepts and measures of the good life
In: DellaFave, A (ed.) 'The Exploration of happiness: Present and future perspectives', Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, Happiness Studies Book Series 2013, Chapter 11, pp 195-226, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-5702-8_11. Reprint of 2000c
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2013p Happy Life Years
OECD factsheet, Ognanization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris, France
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2013o More modern, more happy
Optentia newsletter, 3 (4) 4
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2013n Economic growth and happiness
Optentia Newsletter, vol. 3, nr. 1, pp 3-4
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2013m

Greater happiness for a greater number: Is that possible in Mexico?
In: Manzanilla-Prieto, F (ed.) Ranking de Felicidad en Mexico 2012, Universidad Popular Autonoma del Estado de Puebla, Puebla, Mexico, February 2013, ISBN 978-607-8093-31-1, Chapter 2, pp 33-53

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2013l Memory-experience gap in early adolescents' happiness reports
Child Indicator Research, 7: 21-40, DOI 10.1007/s12187-013-9194-6. ISSN 1874-897X
Together with Maja Tadic (first author), Huub Braam and Katja van Vliet.
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The Day Reconstruction Method (DRM): Applications in organizations
Optentia Newsletter, North West University, South Africa, Spring 2013, pp 4-5

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2013j Notions of the good life
In: David, S.A., Boniwell, I & Ayers, A.C., (eds.),The Oxford Handbook of Happiness, Chapter 12, pp 161-173, 2013, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 978-0-19-955725-7
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2013i Is geluk voor de dommen? Over het verband tussen intelligentie en geluk
In: Bijl, R., Van den Brink, R, Dekker, P., De Hart J. & Keuzenkamp, S (redactie), 'Opvallend gewoon. Het bijzondere van Nederland. Beschouwingen bij het afscheid van Paul Schnabel als directeur van het Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau'.
Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau, Den Haag, maart 2013, ISBN 978-90-377-0646-8, blz. 72-79
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2013h Levenskunst: De kunst zo te leven dat men er zich prettig bij voelt
In: Joep Wijsbek (red.) “Levenskunst à la carte”, Uitgeverij Quist, Leidschendam, 2013, ISBN 987-90-77983-92-8, blz. 67-86
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Biological pathways and genetic mechanisms involved in social functioning
Quality of Life Research, 2013, 22 (6) 1189-1200, DOI 10.1007/s11136-012-0277
With: Juan R. Ordonana (first author), Meike Bartels, Dorret I. Boomsma, David Cella, Miriam Mosing, Joao R. Oliveira, Donald L. Patrick, Gert G. Wagner, Mirjam A.G. Sprangers, all members of the GENEQOL Consortium

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2013f Has modernization gone too far? Happiness and modernity in 141 contemporary nations
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 1: 172-195, DOI: 10.1504/IJHD.2013.055645
With Maarten Berg
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2013e Daily activities and happiness in later life: The role of work status
Journal of Happiness Studies, online since October 1, 2012, DOi 10.1007/s10902-012-9392-9
With Maja Tadic (first author), Arnold Bakker and Wido Oerlemans
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The Easterlin illusion
Erasmus Happiness Economics Research Organization, EHERO working paper 2013/1, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands
With Floris Vergunst

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2013c Economic growth and happiness
Optentia Newsletter, vol. 3, nr. 1, pp 3-4
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2013b Happiness through leisure
In: T. Freire (ed.), Positive Leisure Science: From Subjective Experience to Social Contexts (pp 193-209). Dordrecht, Springer Science. http://rd.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-94-007-5058-6/page/1.
With Jeroen Nawijn (first author)
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2013a Contentment and affect in the estimation of happiness
Social Indicators Research, 110: 415-431 , DOI 10.1007/s11205-011-9952-0
With Mariano Rojas
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2012
2012o Veiligheid en geluk in landen
In: E.R. Muller (red.), 'Veiligheid: Veiligheid en Veiligheidszorg in Nederland'. Hoofdstuk 5, blz. 119-156, Kluwer, Deventer 2e druk, 2012. ISBN 978-90-0946-9.
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2012n Grösseres Glück, fur eine grössere Zahl: Ist das möglich und erstrebenswert? Neue Ergebnisse der Glücksforschung
In: Döring, D. & Kroker, E.J.M. (Hrsg.), ’Vom Glück’, Köningssteiner Forum Societäts-Verlag, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, 2012, ISBN 978-3-942921-57-2, seite 101-146
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Social development and happiness in nations
Working paper 2012-3, Series Indices of Social Development, Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdam, ISSN 2213-6614

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2012l South Africans are fairly happy
Optentia Newsletter 2 (4) 7, North-West University, South Africa
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2012k Does happiness differ across cultures?
In: Selin, H & Davey, G. (eds.) 'Happiness across cultures Views of happiness and quality of life in non-western cultures', Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, ISBN 978-94-007-2699-4, pp 451-472, DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-2700_30
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2012j Evidence-based pursuit of happiness: What we should know, what we do know and what we can get to know.
Erasmus Happiness Research Organization, White paper nr. 1, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Also published as Opentia paper, North-West University South Africa
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2012i Quality-of-life in technological society
In: Phillip Brey, Adam Briggle and Edward Spence (eds.) ‘The Good Life in a Technological Age’, Routledge, New York,  Series Studies in Science Technology and Society, Chapter 3, pp 55-76, ISBN 978-0-415-89126-4 (hbk), 987-0-203-12458-1 (ebk)
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2012h Is geluk maakbaar?
In: Van Damme, S. (red.) ‘Geluk, drang of dwang?' Studium Generale Universiteit Gent.
Academia Press, 2012, Gent, België. ISBN 978-90-382-2017-8, blz. 139-154
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2012g Sturen op geluk: is dat mogelijk en wenselijk?
In: Van Campen, C., Bergsma, A., Boelhouwer, J., Boerefijn, J. & Bolier, L. (redactie) 'Sturen op geluk: Geluksbevordering door nationale overheden, gemeenten en publieke instellingen', Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau (SCP), ISBN 978-90-377-0608-6, hoofdstuk 4, blz. 34-47
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2012f Greater happiness for a greater number: Is that possible? If so how?
In: Mareï Salama-Younes (ed.) 'Arabic Positive Psychology', Anglo-Egyptian Bookshop, Cairo, ISBN: 977-05-2759-9, pp 101-115
With Emad Samual
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2012e Why are Latin Europeans less happy? The impact of hierarchy.
Chapter 12 in: Canevacci, M. (ed.) Polyphonic Antropology: Theoretical and empirical cross-cultural field work. InTech Open Access Publishers, Reijka, Croatia, ISBN 978-953-51-0418-6
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2012d Does intelligence boost happiness? Smartness of all pays more than being smarter
International Journal of Happiness and Development, 1: 5-27
With Yowon Choi
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2012c Cross-national differences in happiness: Cultural measurement bias or effect of culture?
International Journal of Wellbeing, 2: 333-353, DOI: 10.5502/ijw.v2.i4.4, ISSN 11 79-8602
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Happiness: Also known as ‘life-satisfaction’ and ‘subjective well-being’
In: Kenneth C. Land, Alex C. Michalos, and M. Joseph Sirgy (eds.) Handbook of Social Indicators and Quality of Life Research.  2012 Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Publishers, pp 63-77,  DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-2421-1_3

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2012a The medicine is worse than the disease: Comment on Delhey and Kohler’s proposal to measure inequality in happiness using ‘Instrument-Effect-Corrected’ standard deviations.
Social Science Research 41(1) 203-205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2011.11.009
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Happy life expectancy associated with various mental disorders
Netherlands Journal of Psychology, 6: 33-34, ISSN 1872-552x

With Bergsma, A. (first author), Ten Have, M., Veenhoven, R. & De Graaf, R.

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2011s Happiness and society
Soziale Sicherheit 9: 298-302, ISSN 1420-2670
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The effect of leisure activities on life-satisfaction: The importance of holiday trips
In: Ingrid Brdar (ed.) 'The human pursuit of wellbeing: A cultural approach', Chapter 1, pp 3-38, Springer Science, Dordrecht, ISBN: 978-94-007-1375-8, DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-1375-8_4
With Jeroen Nawijn (first author)

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Can we get happier than we are?
In: Ingrid Brdar (ed.) 'The human pursuit of wellbeing: A cultural approach', Chapter 1, pp 3-38, Springer Science, Dordrecht, ISBN: 978-94-007-1375-8, DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-1375-_1

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2011p Le plus grand bonheur du plus grand nombre: Est-ce possible? Si oui comment?
In: Charles Martin-Krumm & Cyril Tarquino (eds.) 'Traite de psychologie positive', Chapter 7, pp 152-163, De Boeck, Bruxelles, Series 'Ouvertures Psychologiques', ISBN 978-2-8041-6614-4
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Do they know how happy they are? On the value of self-rated happiness of people with a mental disorder
Journal of Happiness Studies,
12(5), 793-806. DOI 10.1007/s10902-010-9227-5
With Bergsma, A. (first author), Ten Have, M. & De Graaf, R.

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2011n Welbevinden in Nederland
Speling, special 'Werken aan welbevinden, 63: 8-12, ISSN 003-7320
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Greater happiness for a greater number: Is that possible in Austria?
In: Ehalt, H.C., Norder, G., Reinprecht, C & Weiss, H. (Hrgs.) 'Lebensqualität in modernen Gesellschaften, Festschrift für Wolfgang Schulz', Verlag Peter Lang, 2011, Frankfurt am Main, ISBN 978-3-631-60440-3, pp 27-34

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2011l The happiness of people with a mental disorder in modern society
Psychology of Well-Being; Theory, Research & Practice 1(2)
With A. Bergsma (first author)
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2011k World Database of Happiness: Example of a focussed Findings Archive
Working paper nr. 169, German data Forum RatSWD, February 2011
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2011j

Happiness scale interval study: methodological considerations
Social Indicators Research, 102: 497-515 DOI 10.1007/s11205-010-9688-2
With Wim Kalmijn (first author) and Lidia Arends

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2011i Onbehagen in het paradijs (Discontent in paradise)
HOVO jaarthema essay. Studiegids HOVO Rotterdam 2011/2012, blz. 30-33
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2011h Kwaliteiten van leven en geluk (Qualities of life and happiness)
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Tandheelkunde (NTVT), 2011, vol. 118, pp 130-132, ISSN 0028-2200, DOI: 10.5177/nvt.2011.03.10190
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2011f Finding the key to happy aging: A day reconstruction study of happiness
Journal of Gerontology series B: Psychological Sciences and Social sciences, 66b: 665-674
DOI: 10.1093/geronb/gbr040
Together with Wido Oerlemans and Arnold Bakker
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2011e Geluksgevoel in Nederlandse provincies: oktober 2010 tot en met februari 2011
(Feeling of happiness in provinces in The Netherlands: October 2010 up to and including February 2011)
GeluksWijzer Voortgangsrapport 2011, RISBO, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam.
Met Wido Oerlemans (first author)
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Glück als subjektives Wohlbefinden: Lehren aus der empirischen Forschung
(Happiness as subjective well-being: Lessons from empirical research)
In: Thomä, D., Henning, C. und Mitscherlich-Schönherr, O., (Hrgs.). 'Glück: Ein interdisziplinäres Handbuch', Metzler Verlag, Stutgart, Germany, ISBN 978-3-476-12252-0, pp 396-404

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Maakt Geld Gelukkig?
In: Schabel, P., Abma, R. Klandermans, B., Meyer, B. Teulings, C. Thomassen, J., Roes, T. Giesen, P. en van Calmhout, M. (redactie) 'Wat iedereen moet weten van de menswetenschappen: De gamma-camon'. Amsterdam, 2011, Meulenhof, ISBN 978-90-290-87216 / NUR 320, blz. 150-153

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2011b Greater happiness for a greater number: Is that possible? If so, how?
In: Sheldon, K.M., Kashdan, T.B. & Steger, M.F. (eds.) Designing Positive Psychology: Taking Stock and Moving Forward', Oxford University Press, New York, 2011, ISBN 978-0-19-537358-5, Chapter 26, pp 396-409
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Most people with a mental disorder are happy: A 3-year follow-up in the Dutch general population
Journal of Positive Psychology, 6(4) 253-259, DOI:10.1186/2211-1522-1-2
With: Bergsma, A. (first author), Ten Have, M., & De Graaf, R.

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2010m Wat we weten
In: Leo Bormans (ed.) Geluk: The World Book of Happiness, Lanoo, Tielt, België, ISBN 978-90-209-9066-9, blz. 338-349
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2010j What we know
The World Book of Happiness, Leo Bormans (ed.) Lannoo Uitgeverij, Tielt, Belgium,
ISBN 978 90 209 90669, pp 338-346
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2010i Which patient will feel down, which will be happy? The need to study genetic disposition of emotional states
Quality of Life Research, 19: 1429-1437, DOI 10.1007/s111136-0109652-2
Together with Mirjam A. G. Sprangers, Meike Bartels, Frank Baas, Nicholas G. Martin, Miriam Mosing, Benjamin Movsas, Mary E. Ropka, Gen Shinozaki, Dick Swaab and the GENEQOL Consortium
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Happiness
In: Irving B. Weiner & W. Edward Craighead (eds.) The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology, 4th edition volume 2, 2010, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ USA, ISBN 987-0-470-17026-7, pp 749-750

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2010g Vacationers happier, but mostly not happier after a holiday
Applied Research in Quality Of Life (ARQOL), 5: 35-47, DOI: 10.1007/s11482-009-9091-9
With Jeroen Nawijn (first author), Miquelle Marchand and Ad Vingerhoets
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2010f Maakt geld gelukkig?
De Volkskrant, zaterdag 9 januari 2010, Lemma in serie 'Gamma Canon'
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2010e Life is getting better: Societal evolution and fit with human nature
Social Indicators Research (2010) 97:105-122, DOI: 10.1007/s11205-009-9556-0

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2010d Capability and Happiness: Conceptual difference and reality links
Journal of Socio-Economics, 2010 39: 344-350, DOI: 10.1016/j.socec.2009.11.007
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2010c Greater happiness for a greater number: is that possible and desirable?
Journal of Happiness Studies, 11: 605-629, DOI 10.007/s10902-010-9204-z

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2010b Income inequality and happiness in 119 nations
In: Bent Greve (ed.) 'Social Policy and Happiness in Europe', Edgar Elgar, chaper 11, pp 174-194
Together with Maarten Berg
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How universal is happiness?
Chapter 11 in: Ed Diener, John F. Helliwell & Daniel Kahneman (eds.) International Differences in Well-Being, 2010, Oxford University Press, New York, ISBN-13: 978-0-19-973273-9, pp 328-350

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2009l Geloof en geluk in landen
Ethiek en Maatschappij, 2009, 12: 49-69, ISSN 1373-0975
Met Maarten Berg
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2009k World Database of Happiness: Tool for dealing with the 'Data-Deluge'
Psychological Topics, Special issue on Positive Psychology18: 221-246, ISSN 1332-0742
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2009j Medidas de la Felicidad Nacional Bruta
Intervencion Psicosocial: Revista sobre Igualdad y Calidad de Vida, 2009 18:279-299, ISSN 1132-0559

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2009i Optimal life-style mix: An inductive approach
In: Kathleen Matuska, Charles Christiansen, Helene Polatajko & Jane Davis (eds.) 'Life Balance: Multidisciplinary Theories and Research', AOTA Press, 2009, Bethesda, MD USA, ISBN 978-1-55642-906-4, Chapter 4, pp 33-42
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Groter geluk voor een groter aantal: Is dat mogelijk en wenselijk?
(Greater happiness for a greater number: Is that possible and desirable?)
Ethiek en Maatschappij, Themanummer 'Geluk en Politiek' 12: 25-50, ISSN 1373-0975

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The establihment of the GENEQOL consortium to investigate the genetic disposition of patient reported quality-of-life outcomes
Twin Research and Human Genetics, 12: 301-31.
Together with Mirjan Sprangers and others

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2009f Meting output onderzoek FSW 1995-2007. Commentaar bij de resultaten
Met Evelien Haagsma
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2009e False promise of happiness
Review of Michael Mary ‘Die Glücklüge; vom Glaube an die Machbarkeit des Lebens’, Gustav Lübbe Verlag, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, 2003, ISBN 3-7857-2141-2
Journal of Happiness Studies, DOI 10.1007/s10902-004-6178-8
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2009d Well-being in nations and well-being of nations: Is there a conflict between individual and society?
Social Indicators Research, 91: 5-21, DOI 10.1007/s11205-008-9323-7
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2009c Enjoyment of life lenghtens life: Findings and consequences
In: Freire, T (ed.) 'Understanding positive life: Research and practice on positive psychology', Climpsi Editores, Lisboa, Portugal, pp 19-42, ISBN 978-972-796-310-2
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International scale interval study: Improving the comparability of responses to survey questions about happiness
In: Valerie Moller & Dennis Huschka (eds.) 'Quality of life and the millennium challenge: Advances in quality-of-life studies, theory and research', Social Indicators Research Series, vol. 35, Springer, e-ISBN 978-1-4020-8569-7, pp 45-58

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How do we assess how happy we are?
In: Dutt, A. K. & Radcliff, B. (eds.) ‘Happiness, Economics and Politics: Towards a multi-disciplinary approach’, Edward Elger Publishers, Cheltenham UK, ISBN 978 1 84844 093 7, Chapter 3, pp 45-69

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2008k Sustainable consumption and happiness
In: Reddy. S (ed.) 'Green Consumerism: Approaches and Country Experiences' , Icfai University Press, 2008, Hyderabad, India, ISBN 81-314-1390-0, pp 39-68.
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Grösseres Glück fur eine grössere Zahl von Menschen: Ist das in Deutschland möglich?
In: Beate Hentschel & Gisela Staupe (Hg.) 'Glück - Welches Glück?' Carl Hansen Verlag, 2008 , München, seite 107-115, ISBN 978-3-446-23015-6

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2008i Hvad vi ved om lykke (What we know about happiness)
In: Lyhne, J. & Knoop, H.H. (redaction) Positiv Psykologi, Positiv Paedagogik, Dansk Psykologisk Verlag, 2008, ISBN 978-87-7706-126-4, pp 31-74
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2008g Measures of Gross National Happiness
In: Statistics, Knowledge and Policy 2007. Measuring and fostering the progress of societies. General Economics & Future Studies, 2008 nr. 6, OECD Publishing, ISBN 978-92-64-04323-7, chapter 16, pp 231-253
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2008f Comparability of happiness across nations
School of Sociology and Social Work Journal, nr. 104, 2008, pp 211-234, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan, ISSN 0452-9456
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Ancient Chinese Philosophical Advice: Can it help us find happiness today?
Journal of Happiness Studies, vol. 9, 425-443, DOI 10.1007/s10902-006-9037-y
With Zhang Guoqing

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2008d Healthy happiness: Effects of happiness on physical health and the consequences for preventive health care
Journal of Happiness Studies, vol. 9, 449-464, DOI 10.1007/s10902-006-9042-1
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2008c Sociological theories of subjective well-being
In: Michael Eid & Randy Larsen (eds). "The Science of Subjective Well-being: A tribute to Ed Diener", Guilford Publications, New York, ISBN: 978-1-59385-581-9, pp 44-61

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Freedom and happiness: comparison of 126 nations in 2006
Paper presented at: Legatum Prosperity Workshop, June 21-22 London, UK

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2008a Meten van Bruto Nationaal Geluk (Measures of Gross National Happiness)
TPEdigitaal, nummer over 'Brede Welvaart', vol. 2, nr. 3, pp 10-35
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2007p Reactie Ruut Veenhoven op rapport 'Duurzame Kwaliteit van Leven' (comments to report on Sustainable Quality of Life)
In: I. Robeyns en R.J. van der Veen, 'Duurzame kwaliteit van leven: Conceptueleanalyse voor empirisch onderzoek'. Rapport nr. 550031005/2007, Natuur en Millieu Planbureau, Bilthoven, The Netherlands, pp 153-156
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Περίθαλψη και Υποκειμενική Ευημερία στα Διάφορα Έδνη
ΨΥΧΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΥΓΕΙΑΣ στο χώρο εργασίας Τόμος Α (Health psychology Workplace, Volume A) Ιοιρικές Εκδόσεις ΤΤ.Χ. ΤΤασχα/ίδης, ISNB 978-960-399-582-1, pp 83-110
Translation of Health care and subjective well-being in nations (co-authored with Bruce Kirkcaldy and Adrian Furnham) in: Antoniou, A-S. G. & Cooper, C.L. (eds.) 'Research companion to organizational health psychology', Edgar Elgar Publishers, 2005, Cheltenham, UK,  ISBN 1 84376 624 8,  pp 393-412

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2007n I commenti dei nostri esperti sui risultati delle ricerca
In: Toppan, R. Verso un'economia della felicita (Towards a wellbeing economy), Asozatione Athena, 2007, pp 187-190
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2007m Does happiness matter? On the value of great happiness for a great number
In: Joop Stam & Ruut Veenhoven (eds.), Quality of life & Happiness of people in Japan and TheNetherlands, KIT Publishers, Amsterdam in cooperation with NIOD Encounters Series volume I, pp 156-163, ISBN 978 90 6832 4358
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2007l Quality of life in nations, as measured with how long and happy people live
In: Joop Stam & Ruut Veenhoven (eds.), Quality of life & Happiness of people in Japan and The Netherlands, KIT Publishers, Amsterdam in cooperation with NIOD Encounters Series volume I, pp 16-31, ISBN 978 90 6832 4358
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2007k Quality of life & Happiness of people in Japan and TheNetherlands
Editor together with Joop Stam, KIT Publishers, Amsterdam in cooperation with NIOD Encounters Series volume I, 172 pages, ISBN 978 90 6832 4358
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Als geld niet gelukkig maakt, waarom werken we dan zo hard?
In: Jasper van der Steen & Judith van Heeswijk (red.) ‘Geld speelt geen rol. Een verschuiving in waarden van welvaart naar welzijn?’, Hiteq Centrum van innovatie, Den Haag, januari 2007, pp 61-67

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Contributions to web discussion on "Are we happy yet? Happiness in an age of abundance", moderated by Will Wilkinson, CATO Unbound, April 2007
a) The data tell another story. Reaction to lead essay by Darrin McMahon
b) The place of happiness in pluralism
c) What public policy can add to happiness
d) Happiness as a signal of good fit with human nature


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2007h Nederlandse tieners gelukkig: Mede door het nieuwe leren?
Gepubliceerd in NRC-Handelsblad, 26 februari 2007, Opiniepagina, onder de titel ‘Het nieuwe leren maakt gelukkig’
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2007f Happy Life Years
Virtual Indicator Expo: International conference "Beyond GDP: Measuring progress, true wealth and the well-being of nations", Brussels, November 19-20
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Groter geluk voor een groter aantal. Kan dat in Nederland?
(Greater happiness for a greater number; is that possible in The Netherlands?)
In: Schnabel, P. (red.) 'Veel geluk in 2007', Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau, Den Haag, ISBN 978 90 377 0295 8, pp 10-15
Also published in Tijdschrift voor Economisch Onderwijs, April 2007, pp 64-66
Also published on Kennislink website, vakpagina Maatschappijwetenschappen

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2007d Quality of Life Research
In: Peck, D.L. & Bryant, C.D. (eds.) '21th Century Sociology: A reference handbook', Sage, volume 2, chapter 7, pp 54-62, ISBN 978-1-4129-1608-0
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2007c Ruut Veenhoven: For a better quality of life
In: Mattieu Deflem (ed.) 'Sociologists in a global age: Biographical perspectives', Chapter 11, pp 175-186, Ahsgate, ISBN 978-0-7546-7307-7

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2007b Le bonheur du plus grand nombre comme but des politiques sociales
Revue québécoise de psychologie 2007, vol. 28 (1), 35-60
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2007a Subjective measures of well--being
In: Mark McGillivray, (ed.) 'Human Well-being: Concept and Measurement', Palgrave McMillan, Houndsmill, UK, ISBN 0-230-00498-9, chapter 9, pp 214-239
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2006g Sociology's blind eye for happiness
Paper presented at the 16th World Congress of Sociology, Working Group 06 'Social Indicators', Durban South Africa, July 23-29, 2006
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2006f The four qualities of life. Ordering concepts and measures of the good life
In: McGillivray, M & Clarke, M (eds.) 'Understanding Human Well-being' , chapter 4, pp 74-100, United Nations University Press, New York, 2006, ISBN 92-808-1130-4.
Shortened version of publication 2000c
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2006e Quality of life in modern society, Measured with Happy Life Years
Published in: Yew-Kwang Ng & Lok Sang Ho (eds.) ‘Happiness and Public Policy, Theory, Case studies and Implications’ Palgrave-Macmillan, New York, 2006, ISBN 13: 978-0-230-00497-9, chapter 2, pp 19-44.
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2006d Hvad vi ved om lykke (What we know about happiness)
Kognition & Pedagogik, vol. 16, pp 14-50, ISBN 0906-6225
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2006c Geluk op leeftijd
In: GERON Tijdschrift over ouder worden en maatschappij, vol. 8, nr. 1, pp 58-61, ISSN 1389143X
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What is happiness?
In: 'Grafisch Nederland 2006', Grafische cultuurstichting, Amstelveen, Netherlands, ISBN 90 70 80 9044, pp 100-104

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Rising happiness in nations,1946-2004. A reply to Easterlin
Social Indicators Research, vol. 79, 421-436, DOI 10.1007/s11205-005-5074-x
Together with Micheal Hagerty

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2005m Lo que sabenos de la filicidad (What we know about happiness)
In: Leon Garduno Estrada, Bertha Salinas Amescua & Mariano Rojas Herrera (eds.) 'Calidad de vida y bienestar subjectivo en Mexico', Plaza Valdes, Mexico, ISBN 970-722-398-7, pp 17-56

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2005n Happiness in multiple choice society
Review of Barry Schwartz: 'The Paradox of Choice. Why more is less', Harper & Collins, New York, USA 2004, ISBN 0-06-000568-8, 265 pages. Journal of Happiness Studies, vol. 6, pp 93-96
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2005l Maatschappelijke Citaties van Hogescholen - Vermelding in Landelijke en Regionale kranten
Studie HBO-raad, mei 2005, 14 p.
Met Fatih Topcu
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2005k Is life getting better? How long and happy do people live in modern society?
Published in: European Psychologist, 2005, special section on 'Human development and Well-being', vol. 10,  pp 330-343
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2005j Apparent quality of life: How long and happy people live
Social Indicators Research, vol. 71, pp 61-86
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2005i Wat bracht de seksuele revolutie?
In: Couwenberg, S.W. (red.) 'Seksuele revolutie ter discussie. Van Phil Bloom tot Sex in the City' Civis Mundi, Jaarboek 2005, ISBN 90 5573 610 4, blz. 95-105
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2005h Health care and subjective well-being in nations
In: Antoniou, A-S. G. & Cooper, C.L. (eds.) 'Research companion to organizational health psychology', Edgar Elgar Publishers, 2005, Cheltenham, UK,  ISBN 1 84376 624 8,  pp 393-412.
Co-authored with Bruce Kirkcaldy and Adrian Furnham
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Is de belofte van economische groei wel zo vals? Reactie op Paul de Beer
In: Waterstof, Nieuwsbrief Waterland Stichting, nr. 7, 2005, 1 p.

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2005f Happiness in hardship
In: Bruni, L. & Porta (eds.) 'Economics and happiness: Framing the analysis', Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-928628-0, pp 243-266
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2005e Gezond Geluk
Verkennende studie voor ZonMw, programma 'Gezond leven', oktober 2005, 85 p.
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2005d Return of inequality in modern society? Test by trend in dispersion of life-satisfaction across time and nations
Journal of Happiness Studies, Special issue on Inequality of Happiness in Nations', vol. 6, pp 457-487, DOI 10.1007/s10902-005-8858-4
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2005c Inequality-Adjusted Happiness in nations. Egalitarianism and utilitarianism married together in a new index of societal performance
Journal of Happiness Studies, Special issue on 'Inequality of happiness in nations', vol. 6, pp 421-455.
Together with Wim Kalmijn, DOI 10.1007/s10902-005-8857-5
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2005b Measuring inequality of happiness in nations. In search for proper statistics.
Journal of Happiness Studies, Special issue on 'Inequality of Happiness in Nations',   vol. 6, pp 357--396.
Together with Wim Kalmijn, DOI 10.1007/s10902-005-8855-7
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2005a Inequality of Happiness in Nations. Introduction to this special issue
Journal of Happiness Studies, vol. 6, pp 351-355, DOI 10.1007/s10902-005-0003-x
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2004g Veiligheid en geluk (Safety and Happiness)
In: Muller, R.E., (ed.) 'Veiligheid; studies over Inhoud, Organisatie en Maatregelen', Kluwer, 2004, Dordrecht, pp 153-185, ISBN 90 1300 11 292
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2004f World Database of happiness: Continuous register of subjective appreciation of life
Published in: Glatzer, W., Von Below, S. & Stoffregen, M. (eds.), ‘Challenges for quality of life in the contemporary world: Advances in quality-of-life studies, theory and research’, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands, 2004, Social Indicators Research Series, vol. 24, ISBN 1-4020—2890-3 (e-book 1-4020-2903-9)
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2004e Maatschappelijke citaties van universiteiten. Vermeldingen in overheidspublicaties en kranten
Presentatie discussiebijeenkomst ‘Maatschappelijk publiceren voor de kennissamenleving’, Stichting Weten en Science Alliance, Amsterdam, 24-6-2004.
Met Fatih Topcu
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2004d Sustainable consumption and happiness
Proceedings of international conference on 'Driving forces and barriers to sustainable consumption', University of Leeds, March 4-6.
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2004c Happiness as an aim in public policy: The greatest happiness principle
In: Linley, P.A. & Joseph, S. (eds.) 'Positive psychology in practice' chapter 39, pp. 658-678, Wiley, 2004 Hoboken, New York, USA, ISBN 0471459062
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2004b Happy Life Years: A measure of Gross National Happiness
Published in: Karma Ura & Karma, Galay (eds.) 'Gross national happiness and development', Proceedings of the first international seminar on ‘Operationalization of Gross National Happiness’, Center of Bhutan Studies, Thimphu, Bhutan, 2004, ISBN 99936-14-19-X, pp 287-318
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2004a Felici nelle avversista (Happiness in hardship)
In: Bruni, L. & Becattini, G. (eds.) 'Felicita ed economica. Quando il benessere e ben vivere' Edizioni Angelo Guerini e Associati, Milano, Italia, ISBN 88-8335-482-6, pp 257-277
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2003h Meting maatschappelijke impact van onderzoek. Vermelding van sociologen in de krant en overheidspublicaties
Facta oktober 2003, blz. 12-15.
Met Willem de Koster en Masja van Meeteren
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2003g Meting output onderzoek FSW/EUR. Productiviteit en impact
Onderzoeksrapport Afdeling Sociologie, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, 12 blz.
Met Willem de Koster en Masja van Meeteren
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2003e Wealth and happiness revisited. Growing wealth of nations does go with greater happiness
Social Indicators Research, vol. 64, 2003, pp 1-27.
With Michael Hagerty
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2003d Happiness
The Psychologist, vol.16, nr. 3, pp 128-9
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2003c Hedonism and happiness
Journal of Happiness Studies, vol. 4, pp 437-457, ISSN 1389-4978
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2003b Arts of living
Journal of Happiness Studies, vol. 4, pp 373-384, ISSN 1389-4978
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2003a Notions of Art-of-Living. Introduction to this special issue
Journal of Happiness Studies, vol. 4, pp 345-349, ISSN 1389-4978
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2002f Why social policy needs subjective indicators
Social Indicators Research, 2002, vol. 58, pp 33-45, ISSN 0303-8300
Also published in: Hagerty M.R., Vogel, J., & Moller, V. (eds.) ‘Assessing quality of life and living conditions to guide national policy. The state of the art’,  Social Indicators Research Series, vol. 11, pp 33-45, Kluwer Academic, 2002, Dordrecht, Netherlands, ISBN 1-4020-0727-2 
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2002e Het grootste geluk voor het grootste aantal. Geluk als richtsnoer voor beleid.
Inaugural lecture Erasmus University 31-5-2002
Tevens gepubliceerd in Sociale Wetenschappen, 2002, nr. 4, pp 1-43, ISSN 0037 8077

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2002d Feminine values and happy life-expectancy in nations
Personality and Individual Differences, vol. 33, pp 803-813.
With W.A. Arrindell
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2002c Bevrijde seks; tijd, cultuur en geluk
De Psycholoog, juli/augustus 2002, vol. 42, pp 377-382, ISSN 0033-3115
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2002b The units of utility. Comments to Clarck, A.E. & Oswald, A.J. 'A simple statistical method for measuring how life-events affect happiness'.
International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 31, pp 1144-1146
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2002a Return of inequality in moderns society? Trends in dispersion of lifesatisfaction in EU-nations 1973-1996
Published in German in: Wolfgang Glatzer, Roland Habich, Karl Ulrich Maier (Hrgs.), 'Socialer Wandel und Gesellschaftliche Dauerbeobachtung. Festschrift für Wolfgang Zapf’, Leske + Bundrich, 2002 Opladen, Deutschland, ISBN  3-8100-3368-5, pp 273-294
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2001e Quality-of-life and happiness: Not quite the same
Published in Italian in: G. DeGirolamo et al (eds.) 'Health and Quality of life' WHO and Centro Scientifici Editore, Torino, Italia, pp 67-95
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2001d

Hedonism and happiness
Procedings of the 7th ARISE Symposium ‘The Senses, Pleasure and Health’, October 7-10, 2002 Nice, France, Associates for Research Into The Science of Enjoyment, London, pp 121-136  

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2001c Are the Russians as unhappy as they say they are? Comparability of self-reports across nations
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2001, vol. 2, pp 111-136
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2001b Happiness in society
In: Jutta Allmendinger (Hrsg.) 'Gute Gesellschaft? Verhandlungen des 30. Kongresses der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie', Opladen 2001, Leske + Budrich, pp 1265-1314
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2001a What we know about happiness
Paper presented at the dialogue on 'Gross National Happiness', Woudschoten, Zeist, The Netherlands, January 14-15 2001
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2000k Views on happiness in early sociology: Introduction to this special issue
Journal of Happiness Studies, 1: 419-421
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2000j Why social policy needs subjective indicators
Procedings 3rd international conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Studies in Gerona Spain, 2000, Casas, F. & Saurina C (eds.), Universitat de Girona, Institut de Recerca sobre Qualitat de Vida, ISBN 84-8458-125-X, 2001, pp 807-817
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2000i Leefbaarheid: betekenissen en meetmethoden
Rapport voor ministerie WVS
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2000h Beeld van geluk in wetenschap en bellettrie
'Bericht aan de vrienden van de Jan Campert-Stichting', nr. 16, mei 2000
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2000g Individualisme zo slecht nog niet
Psychologie magazine, vol. 19, nr. 1, pp 12-15, ISSN 0167-6598
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2000f Leuk levenskunst
Tijdschrift voor Humanistiek, vol. 1, nr. 2, pp 13-19
Reprinted in Dohmen, J. (red.) 'Over de levenskunst', AMBO, Amsterdam 2002, ISBN 90263 174 25, pp 357-368
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2000e Hoe diep zit de kinderwens?
Freya magazine, 2000, vol. 16, nr. 3, pp 15-18
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2000d Stability of life-satisfaction over time. Analysis of change in ranks in a national population
Journal Of Happiness Studies, 2000, vol. 1, pp 177-205.
With Joop Erhhardt and Willem Saris
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2000c The four qualities of life. Ordering concepts and measures of the good life
Journal Of Happiness Studies, 2000, vol. 1, pp 1-39
Shortened version reprinted in: McGillivray, M & Clarke, M (eds.) 'Understanding Human Well-being', chapter 4, pp 74-100, United Nations University Press, New York, 2006, ISBN 92-808-1130-4
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2000b Well-being in the welfare state: Level not higher, distribution not more equitable
Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, 2000, vol. 2, pp 91-125
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2000a Freedom and happiness: a comparative study in 44 nations in the early 1990's
Published in: Diener, E. & Suh, E.M. (eds.) 'Culture and subjective wellbeing', MIT press, Cambridge, MA USA, 2000, ISBN 0 262 04182 0, pp 257-288
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1990s

1999d Is langer leven nog wel leuk? Levensvoldoening van hoogbejaarden in 8 EU-landen
Samen met Pietrica Okma
Sociale Wetenschappen, vol. 42, nr. 4. pp 38-62
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1999c Welzijn in de verzorgingsstaat: Niveau niet hoger, verdeling niet gelijker
In: Brinkgreve, C. & VanLieshout, P. (reds.) 'Geregelde gevoelens', Elsevier/DeTijdstroom, Maarsen, ISBN 90-352-2193-1, pp 155-196
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1999b Op zoek naar de menselijke maat. Leefbaarheid van de individualistische samenleving
Rekenschap juni 1999, pp 83-95
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1999a Quality-of-life in individidualistic society: A comparison in 43 nations in the early 1990's
Social indicators Research, 1999, vol. 48, pp 157-186 (Prize paper)
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1998d

World Database of Happiness: Continuous register of research on subjective appreciation of life
Release 2.1, Erasmus University Rotterdam

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1998c

Welvaart en geluk
Economisch Statistische Berischten (ESB), vol. 83, pp 628-631
Samen met D. Timmermans

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1998b

Vergelijken van geluk in landen
Sociale Wetenschappen, 1998, vol. 42, pp 58-84

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1998a

Two state-trait discussions on happiness: A reply to Stones et al
Social Indicators research, 1998, vol. 43, pp 211-245

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1997c

Progrès dans la compréhension du bonheur
Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, vol. 18, nr 2, pp 29-74, ISSN 0225-9885

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1997c Advances in the understanding of happiness
English version of article in French in Revue Québécoise de Psychologie, 1997, vol. 18, pp 29-79
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1997b

Die Lebenszufriedenheit der Bürger: Ein Indicator für die 'Lebbarkeit' von Gesellschaften?
In: Noll, H-H. (ed.) Sozialberichterstattung in Deutschland. Konzepte, Methoden und Ergebnisse für Lebensbereiche und Bevölkerungsgruppen.
Juventa Verlag, Munschen, ISBN 3 7799 0396 2, pp 267-293

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1997a

Quality-of-life in individualistic society, a comparison of 43 nations in the early 1990's
In: VanderBraak, H., De Jong, M.J. & Zijderveld, A.C. (eds.) 'The gift of society: Social capital and institutions in a (post)modern world', Enzo Press, Amersfoort, pp 149-170, ISBN 90-74670-08-3

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1996h

Leefbaarheid van landen
Oratie Universiteit Utrecht
AWSB Research Papers 96-02, Onderzoeksschool 'Arbeid, Welzijn en Sociaal-Economisch Beleid', Utrecht (57 p)

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1996g

Satisfaction and social position: within nation differences compared accross nations
In: Saris, W.E. et.al. (eds.): 'A comparative study of satisfaction with life in Europe', Eötvös University Press, Budapest, chapter 16, pp 254-262

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1996f

Average level of satisfaction in10 European countries: explanation of differences
In: Saris, W.E. et.al. (eds.): 'A comparative study of satisfaction with life in Europe', Eötvös University Press, Budapest, chapter 15, pp 234-253

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1996e Satisfaction in 10 countries: summary of findings
Chapter 13, pp 223-230.
Samen met W.E. Saris
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1996d

The study of life-satisfaction
In: Saris, W.E. et.al. (eds.): 'A comparative study of satisfaction with life in Europe', Eötvös University Press, Budapest, chapter 1, pp 11-48

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1996c

A comparative study of satisfaction with life in Europe
Editor, with Willem E. Saris, Annette C. Scherpenzeel & Brendan Bunting
Eötvös University Press, Budapest, 299 p, ISBN 963 463 0812

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1996b

Happy life-expectancy. A comprehensive measure of quality-of-life in nations
Social Indicators Research, vol. 39, pp 1-58

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1996a

Developments in satisfaction-research
Social Indicators Research, vol. 37, pp 1-46

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1995c

World Database of Happiness
Social Indicators Research, vol. 34, pp 299-313

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1995b

The cross-national pattern of happiness. Test of predictions implied in three theories of happiness
Social Indicators Research, vol. 34, pp 33-68
With Joop Ehrhardt

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1995a

Livability of the welfare-state. Appreciation-of-life and length-of- life in nations varying in state-welfare-effort
Social Indicators Research, vol. 36, pp 1-49
With Piet Ouweneel

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1994f Happy life-expectancy in 15 European countries
Paper presentedat the XIII World Congress of Sociology, WG 06, Session 8: Quality of life in transnational comparisons (II), Bielefeld, Germany, July 18-23, 1994.
Together with A.E. Kunst and P.T. Okma-Keulen
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1994e Over het nut van genot
In: 'Vrije tijd tussen gebod, genot en verleiding', Verslag conges Vereniging voor de vrijetijdssector VVS dd 15-12-94, HR&O Rotterdam, pp 4-8
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1994d

El estudio de la satisfaccion con la vida
Intervencion Psico-social, vol. 3, nr. 9, ISSN 1132-0559, pp 87-116

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1994c

How satisfying is rural life? Fact and Value
In: Cecora, J. (ed.), 'Changing values and attitudes in family households, Implications for institutional transition in East and West', Society for Agricultural Policy Research and Rural Sociology (FAA report 296), Bonn, Germany, ISBN 3-88488-296-1, pp 41-51

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1994b

Correlates of Happiness
RISBO, Series Studies in Social and Cultural Transformation
Erasmus University Rotterdam, ISBN 90-72597-47-8, 2028 pages (3 volumes)

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1994a

Is happiness a Trait? Tests of the theory that a better society does not make people any happier
Social Indicators Research, vol. 32, pp 101-160
Reprinted in: Michalos, A. (ed.) 'Citation classics from Social Indicators Research', Social Indicators Research Series, vol. 26, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, ISBN1-4020-3722-8, pp 477-536

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1993d Kan Abortus weer verboden worden?
In: Doppenberg, H.: 'Abortus: medisch verantwoorde zwangerschapsonderbreking in Rotterdam, na 20 jaar'. Janna Stek Stichting Rotterdam, pp 31-38.
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1993c

Happiness as an indicator in social policy evolution: some objections considered
In: Mesman Schulz et al (eds.): 'Between Sociology and Social Practice, Liber Amicorum dedicated to Mark van de Vall'.
ITS, 1993, Nijmegen, pp 195-206. ISBN 90-6370-920-X

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1993b

Happiness in nations. Subjective appreciation of life in 56 nations 1946-1992
RISBO, Studies in Sociale en Culturele Verandering, nr. 2, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 364 p., ISBN 90-72597-46.

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1993a

Bibliography of Happiness: 2473 contempory studies on subjective appreciation of life
RISBO, Studies in Sociale en Culturele Verandering, nr. 1, Erasmus University Rotterdam, 361 p., ISBN 90-72597-45-1.

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1992b De vrolijke vechtmaatschappij
Paper studiedag 'Vechtmaatschappij' Socrates, Utrecht 1992
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1992a Social equality and state welfare effort: More income-equality, no more equality in quality-of-life
Paper presented at conference 'Towards the good society', June, Rotterdam, unpublished
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1991g

Psychologie en Onderhandelen
In: M. Kaplan & A. Rinooy-Kan (eds.), 'Onderhandelen', Academic Service, De Lier, pp 89-100 .

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1991f

Alternatieve Relaties
In: E. Spruit (red.), 'Psychologie van het Gezin', Teleac, Utrecht, ISBN 90 6533 222 7, pp 279-300.

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1991e

Levensvoldoening van alleenstaanden: Achterstand op samenwoners in 11 EG landen 1974-1986
Samen met R. van Schoonhoven
Gezin, vol. 3, pp 15-25.

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1991d

Ist Glück relativ? Uberlegungen zu Glück, Stimmung und Zufriedenheit aus Psychologischer Sicht
Report Psychologie, vol. 16, Juli 1991, pp 14-20.

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1991c

Questions on happiness: Classical topics modern anwers, blind spots
In: F. Strack, M. Argyle & N. Schwarz (eds.), 'Subjective Well-being: An Interdisciplinairy Perspective', Pergamon Press, London, ISBN 0-08-037264-3, pp 7-26.

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1991b

Top-down versus Bottom-up: Theories of subjective well-being
Social Indicators Research, vol. 24, pp 81-100.
With B. Heady and A. Wearing
Reprinted in: Michalos, A. (ed.) 'Citation classics from Social Indicators Research', Social Indicators Research Series, vol. 26, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands, ISBN 1-4020-3722-8, pp 401-420

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1991a

Is happiness relative?
Social Indicators Research, vol. 24, pp 1-34.

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1990d New poverty in Europe? The happiness-income relationship 1973-1986
Paper presented at the XII World Congress of Sociology, Madrid, July 1990, Working Group 6: Social Indicators Session 8: Poverty and Well-Being
With Renee van Schoonhoven
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1990c Inequality in happiness: inequality between countries compared accross countries
Paper presented at the 12th Congress of Sociology, Madrid 1990
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1990b

Resultaat van de Verzorgingsstaat: leefbaarheid en gelijkheid
In: H.J. van de Braak (red.), 'Rationaliteit en Beleid: Hoofdstukken uit de Rotterdamse Sociologie', Academisch Boeken Centrum, 1990, De Lier, pp 41-80.

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1990a

Cross-National Differences in Happiness: Cultural Bias or Societal Quality?
In: N. Bleichrock & P.J. Drenth (eds.), 'Contemporary Issues in Cross-Cultural Psychology', Zwets & Zeitlinger, Amsterdam, ISBN 90-265-1117-5, pp 168-184
With Piet Ouweneel

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1980s

1989k Is happiness mere contentment? Cognition and affect in the overall evaluation of life
Paper presented at the international conference on 'Evaluation and and emotions in social cognition', Sopot, Poland, June 1-4, 1989
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1989j Het rendement van de verzorgingsstaat: meer geluk, beter verdeeld
Samen met P. Ouweneel
Economische Statistische Berichten, pp 419-420
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1989i

Does happiness bind?
In: R. Veenhoven (ed.) 'How harmful is happiness? Consequences of enjoying life or not'
University Press Rotterdam, chapter 6, pp 44-60

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1989h

Liefde en geluk
In: Ketting, M.C. (red.), 'Wetenschappers over de liefde', Studium Generale Reeks, Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam, ISBN  90 72405 06 4, pp 7-16.

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1989g

Psychische kosten van werkloosheid: zelfwaardering en geluk bij kinderen waarvan de vader werkeloos is
Samen met M.Verkuyten
Gezin, vol. 1, pp 85-94.

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1989f

Is happiness relative?
In: J.P. Forgas & J.M. Imnes (eds.): 'Recent Advances in Social Psychology: An international perspective', Elsevier Science Publ., 1989, Amsterdam, pp 235-247.

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1989e

The well-being of only children
Adolescence, vol. 24, pp 155-165
With Maykel Verkuyten

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1989d

National Wealth and Individual Happiness
In: Grunert, K.G. & Olander, M. (eds.), Understanding Economic Behavior, Kluwer Academic Press, pp 9-32

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1989c Does happiness induce a rosy outlook?
In: R. Veenhoven (ed.) 'How harmful is happiness? Consequences of enjoying life or not'
University Press Rotterdam,  pp 106-127
With Bruce Heady
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1989b

Did the crisis really hurt? Effects of the 1980-82 economic recession on satisfaction, mental health and mortality 
- Introduction to the question (with Aldi.Hagenaars) pp 1-22
- Conclusions, pp 281-289.
University Press Rotterdam, The Netherlands, ISBN 90 277 2279 5, 305 p.
Editor, with Aldi Hagenaars

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1989a

How harmful is happiness? Consequences of enjoying life or not
University Press Rotterdam, The Netherlands, ISBN 90 237 28898, 137 p. (editor)
Editorial contributions: 'Introduction', pp 1-6, 'Conclusions', pp 128-36.

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1988c

Kan Nederland Gelukkiger? (redactie)
Universitaire Pers Rotterdam, 73 p.
Redactionele bijdragen: 'Inleiding op de vraag', pp 1-10.

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1988b

Welbevinden van kinderen na echtscheiding: een onderzoek onder adolescenten
Samen met M. Verkuyten
Tijdschrift Sociale Gezondheidszorg, vol. 66, pp 128-133,
Gevolgd door: discussie met M.J.C.Flury, Tijdschrift Sociale Gezondheidszorg, vol. 66, pp 230.

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1988a

The Utility of Happiness
Social Indicators Research, vol. 20, pp 333-354.

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1987c Liefde in vroeger tijden
In: R. Veenhoven (red.) "De Liefde Ontleed'', Rotterdam, uitgeverij Kooyker Wetenschappelijk, pp 51-75.
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1987b

Alleen leven en geluk, verhoogt onvrede met het bestaan de kansen om alleen te staan?
Gedrag en Gezondheid, vol. 15, pp 107-117.

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1987a

Cultural Bias in ratings of perceived life quality
Social Indicators Research, vol. 18, pp 329-334.

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1986d Review of Harry Maddox; 'Happiness, lifestyle and Environment, 1982
Social Indicators Research, 18 126-127
 
1986c

Hoe schadelijk is scheiding?
In: C.J.M. Corver e.a., (red.), Primaire Leefvormen, SISWO publicatie 305, pp 149-158.

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1986b

Ouderschap, motivatie en consequenties
In: C.J.M. Corver e.a., (red.), Primaire leefvormen. SISWO publicatie 305, Amsterdam, pp 98-108.

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1986a

Multi-niveau problemen in geluksonderzoek
In: J.Berting e.a. (red.), Multiniveau analyse in Rotterdam, Working paper nr. 2, Multilevel Werkgroep, FSW EUR.

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1985e

Opgroeien in een éénouder-gezin
Pre-advies Gezondheidsraad, Commissie nieuwe voortplantingstechnieken, 8 p.

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1985d

Zijn sommige leefvormen "slecht" voor kinderen?
In: C.D.Saal, (red.) 'Gezin: ideaal of alternatief'. Uitgeverij Bosch en Keuning, Baarn, pp 77-89.

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Over de waarde van geluk
Speling, vol. 37, nr. 2, pp 24-32.

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1985b

Worden we vaker depressief? Commentaar bij Ormel
In: 'Gezondheid en Samenleving', vol. 6, nr. 1, pp 29-30.

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1985a

Gewantrouwd geluk?
Psychologie, februari, pp 42-45.

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1984f Levensdoelen en geluk
Rapportage aan deelnemers onderzoek
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1984e Hoe relatief is geluk?
In: R. Veenhoven (red.) 'Betere Wereld, gelukkiger mensen?', Swets en Zeitlinger, Lisse pp 140-150.
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1984d Zonder partner even gelukkig?
In: R. Veenhoven (red.) 'Betere Wereld, gelukkiger mensen?', Swets en Zeitlinger, Lisse pp 44-60
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1984c

Betere Wereld, gelukkiger mensen? (redactie)
Swets en Zeitlinger, Lisse, 155 p.
Redactionele bijdragen: 'Inleiding', pp 1-7

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1984b

Databook of Happiness
Complementary reference work to 'Conditions of happiness'
Kluwer Academic, 1984, Dordrecht/Boston, ISBN 90 277 1793 1, 580 pages

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1984a

Conditions of Happiness
Kluwer Academic, 1984, Dordrecht/Boston. Reprinted 1989. ISBN 90 277 1792 3, 461 pages

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1983b

Welvaart en Geluk
Economische Statistische Berichten, 16-2-1983, p 153
Gevolgd door discussie in ESB 18-5-1983, pp 451-452.

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The growing impact of marriage
Social Indicators Research, vol. 12, pp 49-63.

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1980a Psychological differentiation and rise of the modern family
Paper presented at 3rd convention of the International Psycho-Historical Association, New York, June 1980
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1979h

Beter geen wet dan deze: Bezwaren tegen het ontwerp van wet Afbreking Zwangerschap 15475 (redactie)
Hierin de volgende bijdragen:
Den Haag, Stimezo Nederland, 127 p.
- 'Bezwaren tegen de 13-weken-regeling', pp 9-26
- 'Bezwaren tegen de verplichte bedenktijd', pp 27-52
- 'Bezwaren in het licht van de eigen oogmerken van het ontwerp', pp 95-116.

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1979f

De toekomst van het huwelijk
In: De Haan, H. & Van der Wolk, E. (red.), 'De problematische liefde', Intermediair, Amsterdam, pp 139-151.

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1979e Goed of slecht?
In: R. Veenhoven (red.) 'Vrijwillige kinderloosheid', Kooyker Wetenschappelijk, Rotterdam, pp 139-149
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1979d Achtergronden van verandering (samen met M.L. de Bandt)
In: R. Veenhoven (red.) 'Vrijwillige kinderloosheid', Kooyker Wetenschappelijk, Rotterdam, pp 125-138
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1979c Hoe wordt over vrijwillige kinderloosheid gedacht?
In: R. Veenhoven (red.) 'Vrijwillige kinderloosheid', Kooyker Wetenschappelijk, Rotterdam, pp 100-125
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1979b Hoe worden moeders gemaakt?
Samen met M.L. de Bandt
In: R. Veenhoven (red.) 'Vrijwillige kinderloosheid', Kooyker Wetenschappelijk, Rotterdam, pp 9-32
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1979a

Vrijwillige Kinderloosheid (redactie)
Rotterdam, uitgeverij Kooyker Wetenschappelijk, ISBN 90 6212 053 9, 154 p.
Redactionele bijdragen: Inleiding: 7-8, 'Goed of slecht?', pp 139-149

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1978c Liefde in vroeger tijden
In: R. Veenhoven (red.) "De Liefde Ontleed'', Rotterdam, uitgeverij Kooyker Wetenschappelijk, pp 51-78
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1978b Wat heet liefde?
In: R. Veenhoven (red.) "De Liefde Ontleed'', Rotterdam, uitgeverij Kooyker Wetenschappelijk, pp 17-24
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1978a

De Liefde Ontleed (redactie)
Rotterdam, uitgeverij Kooyker Wetenschappelijk, 218 p.

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1977f School education and psychological wellbeing: The years people spend in school do change the way they feel, but hardly make them feel happier
Working paper, Dpt. of sociology, Erasmus university Rotterdam, December 1977
With Peter Bakker
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1977e Level of education and the promise of happines
Working paper, Dpt of Sociology, Erasmus university Rotterdam, December 1977
With Peter Bakker
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1977d Het welzijn van ongewenste kinderen
In: Veenhoven, R. & Van der Wolk, E. (red.) 'Kiezen voor kinderen?', Van Gorcum, Amsterdam, pp 119-127
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1977c Zijn kinderen goed voor het huwelijk?
In: Veenhoven, R. & Van der Wolk, E. (red.) 'Kiezen voor kinderen?', Van Gorcum, Amsterdam,  pp 48-54
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1977b

Is er een aangeboren behoefte aan kinderen?
In: Veenhoven, R. & Van der Wolk, E. (red.) 'Kiezen voor kinderen?', Van Gorcum, Amsterdam,  pp. 7-12

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1977a

Kiezen voor kinderen? (redactie, samen met E. van de Wolk)
Amsterdam, Van Gorcum, 376 p
Redactionele bijdragen: 'Inleiding', pp 1-3, 'Stereotypen en wat daarvan klopt', pp 77-78, 210-212, 283-285, 371-372.

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1976b

Waarheen met het huwelijk?
Socialisme en Democratie, pp 584-592.

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1976a

Wenn Abtreibung legalisiert wird
Sexualmedizin, vol. 5, pp 350-357.

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1975d Is modern marriage more free?
Paper prepared for 1st World Congress on Women, Mexico 1975
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1975c

Is there an innate need for children?
European Journal of Social Psychology, vol. 1, pp 495-501.

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1975b

Vier jaar abortus in Nederland: Kernproblemen liberalisering in stilte opgelost
Medisch Contact, vol. 30, pp 37-42.

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1975a

Nederlanders over abortus
Samen met F. Hentenaar
Den Haag, Stimezo-onderzoek 75-1, 66 p.

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1974c

Cultuurcrisis maakt oliecrisis zoet
In: H.J. van der Braak (red.), 'Crisis op de korrel', Universitaire Pers Rotterdam. ISBN 90 237 1091 6, blz. 107-115

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Hulp bij ongewenste zwangerschap (samen met C.Th. van Schaik)
In: J.P.Moors e.a., redactie, 'Geboorteregeling in de praktijk', Amsterdam, Excerpta Medica/Agon Elsevier, pp 98-116.

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Geestelijke gezondheid en sociaal milieu. Ongewenste zwangerschap als oorzaak van relatief slechtere geestelijke gezondheid in gedepriveerde sociale milieus
Tijdschrift voor Sociale Geneeskunde, vol. 52, pp 26-29.

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1973c

Hoe gevaarlijk is abortus?
Nederlandse gedachten, vol. 29, nr. 7, p 9.

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1973b

Medische en psychologische vereisten voor een goede abortuswet
Huisartsen en Wetenschap, vol. 16, pp 86-90.

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1973a

Abortus: achtergronden van het probleem, effecten van liberalisering, weerstanden tegen liberalisering en praktijkproblemen
Samen met B. Sondermeijer
Literatuurrapport, nr. 6, Zeist, NISSO, 358 p.

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1972g

Houding van huisartsen en Gynaecologen t.a.v. abortus en abortuswet
Medisch Contact, vol. 27, nr. 11, pp 307-317.

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1972f

Frequentie en spreiding van abortus
Medisch Contact, vol. 27, nr. 9, pp 227-232.

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1972e

Alternatieven voor abortus
Politiek perspectief, vol. 1, sept/okt, pp 27-31

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1972d

De Mental-Health controverse in de abortus dicussie
Maandblad Geestelijke Volksgezondheid, vol. 27, nr. 4, pp 182-193

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1972c

Optimale behandeling bij abortus
Maandblad Geestelijke Volksgezondheid, vol. 27, nr. 7/8, pp 372-380.

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1972b

Houdingen t.a.v. abortus
Tal en Last, vol. 10, nr. 3, pp 75-87.

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1972a

Menselijk Geluk (redactie)
Universitaire Pers Rotterdam, 124 p.
Redactionele bijdragen: 'Inleiding', pp 7-8, 'Poging tot integratie', pp 100-124.

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1971c STIMEZO: achtergronden, overwegenen en opzet
Startnotitie eerste abortuskliniek in Nederland
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1971b

Over twee verlanglijstjes
Maasmondig, 3de jaargang, nr. 10, 1971, blz. 296-298

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1971a Contra en Pro Abortus
Intermediar, vol. 7, nr. 1, pp. 1 + 7, nr. 2, pp 47-49, nr. 11, p 51.
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1970a

Geluk als onderwerp van wetenschappelijk onderzoek
Sociologische Gids, vol. 17, nr. 2, pp 115-122.

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1968b La famille éducogène: gezin en sociale aspiraties van kinderen
Mens en Maatschappij, vol. 43, nr. 2, pp 158-172.
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1968a

Abortus in de politiek
Socialisme en democratie, vol. 25, nr. 10, 1968, pp 540-551.

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